The Bruins released a statement Saturday morning regarding an alleged domestic incident Friday night involving Lucic:
“The Boston Bruins were made aware of Milan Lucic’s situation Friday night. Milan is absent from the team indefinitely. The organization takes these matters very seriously and we will work with the Lucic family to provide them with any support and assistance.” might need. We will have no further comment at this time. “
According to documents obtained by NBC10 Boston, police received a call from a woman who said her husband was trying to strangle her.
When police arrived, the victim identified her husband as Milan Lucic.
When officers made contact with the suspect, he appeared to be intoxicated, according to authorities.
The suspect was arrested and taken to the regional police station.
Lucic returned to the Bruins as a free agent in July. He was originally drafted by the Bruins in 2006 and played eight seasons for Boston from 2007-08 before being traded to the Bruins. Los Angeles Kings June 2015.
Lucic played in the first four games of the season but missed the final 11 games after taking an ankle shot in a win over the Kings on Oct. 21.
The Bruins’ next game is Saturday night against montreal canadiens at TD Gardens.