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Oct 23, 2014
Milan Lucic scored his first goal of the season in the Bruins' 3-2 loss to the Islanders on Thursday night.
Stanley Cup of Chowder Oct 24, 2014

In their words: Bruins vs. Islanders, 10/24

Read what the players and coaches had to say about the Bruins' 3-2 loss to the New York Boychuks. Claude Julien on the lack of effort in the first two periods. "It took us two periods to start playing...it’s unfortunate that it took us that long. You can’t win hockey games just by playing a period in this league." Milan Lucic on hitting former teammate Johnny Boychuk. "I thought he was stepping up a bit, so I just braced myself and yeah – I kind of steamrolled him a bit." Dennis Seidenberg on losing Zdeno Chara. "It’s always tough when a guy like that goes down. But we have to...
Rotoworld Oct 23, 2014

Milan Lucic stays hot, scores first of season - Milan Lucic (W) Boston Bruins

Milan Lucic scored his first goal of the season in the Bruins' 3-2 loss to the Islanders on Thursday night.

Lucic still adapting after wrist surgery

BOSTON -- Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia dealt with a left wrist injury for the entire 2014 season. He played through the pain until having season-ending surgery on Sept. 11. During the season, he tried everything in order to be effective at the plate. He even tweaked his bat size, dropping a few ounces to make it easier to swing. Bruins forward Milan Lucic had surgery on his left wrist last May and spent 12 weeks in a hard cast.
Stanley Cup of Chowder Oct 22, 2014

Fresh Links: Bigger Boat Edition

Now THAT's how you take down a Shark! The Bruins launched their bigger boat and harpooned the San Jose Sharks last evening. Have a gander at this GIF recap of the game highlights. [Boston.com] Take five... quick notes on the game. [SouthCoastToday] Seth Griffith 's tally marked his first NHL goal, linemate Milan Lucic thoughtfully fetched the puck to present to him. [TheBostonGlobe] Sticking to the game plan paid off big for the Bruins, and Lucic' s game appears to be coming around. [WEEI] Torey Krug received a battlefield promotion upon Kevan Miller 's injury, and he understands...
Stanley Cup of Chowder Oct 22, 2014

In their words: Bruins vs. Sharks, 10/21

Read what the Bruins and Sharks had to say about last night's 5-3 comeback win for the good guys. Brad Marchand, with a vivid description of his goal. "Krug passed to Looch who passed to me and I shot. It went in." Milan Lucic, on the team's recent performances. "We made some smart decisions in some important areas and it just seems like things are starting to head in the right direction. You go back to that Detroit game last Wednesday where we really wanted to turn things around...and I think it’s rolling along here." Lucic on Seth Griffith's first NHL goal. "I remember getting my...
Big Bad Blog | WEEI Oct 22, 2014

Milan Lucic, Bruins show what happens when you stick with the game plan and don’t panic

There may have been frustration among those in the sellout crowd at TD Garden when the Bruins allowed two goals in the span of 37 seconds of the second period Tuesday night, leading to a 3-2 deficit after two periods. But that was not the mood in the dressing room as the Bruins prepared to […]
Boston Herald Oct 22, 2014
Bruins Notebook: Seth Griffith buries chance

Bruins Notebook: Seth Griffith buries chance

In Seth Griffith’s previous two NHL games, he started on a line with David Krejci and Milan Lucic, only to see veteran Simon Gagne take his spot on the right wing in the third period.Last night at the Garden, Bruins coach Claude Julien decided to stick with the rookie in the third period, and Griffith rewarded that faith 4:50 in by scoring the game-tying goal against the San Jose Sharks as the B’s then went on to a 5-3 victory.Why did Julien decide to stick with Griffith?

Griffith looks like good fit on top line

BOSTON -- Playing alongside two of the best players in the NHL would make any rookie nervous, but the Boston Bruins’ Seth Griffith has proven he can handle his assignment with linemates David Krejci and Milan Lucic. The Bruins have entrusted the right-wing position on their top line to a 21-year-old rookie because Griffith has shown the ability, skill and poise to produce. He’s experienced a quick learning curve in his first four NHL games.
The Province Oct 21, 2014
Stars 6 Canucks 3: A rough night for Miller, and an unfair one

Stars 6 Canucks 3: A rough night for Miller, and an unfair one

DALLAS — When the Stars third goal went in, Chris Tanev was lying on top of Ryan Miller like they were about to play a game of steamroller. If it was Milan Lucic maybe you could understand. Or be infuriated. But it was Tanev who lost his edge, sliding into the net, taking out Miller like he was Tony Romo getting sacked.
Boston Globe Oct 21, 2014

The Only Thing You Need to Know About Tuesday’s Bruins-Sharks Game

Milan Lucic has endured a lot of criticism already this season – some of it rightly so – but if there’s one thing that silences critics, its production.
Boston Herald Oct 21, 2014
Bruins score solid win over Sharks

Bruins score solid win over Sharks

The Bruins may not be all the way back, but they flashed some promising signs tonight in a terrific 5-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks at the Garden.Brad Marchand scored his first goal of the season, Seth Griffith scored his first NHL goal and Milan Lucic contributed with three assists. And when they needed a a defensive stop late in the game, they were able to lean on stalwarts Zdeno Chara, Dennis Seidenberg and Tuukka Rask to nail down their best win of the season.
Big Bad Blog | WEEI Oct 21, 2014

Late Gregory Campbell tiebreaker leads Bruins past Sharks

Gregory Campbell‘€™s first goal of the season was a big one, as he redirected a pass from Daniel Paille past Antti Niemi to break a third-period tie and help the Bruins to a 5-3 win over the Sharks. Milan Lucic (three assists) and Torey Krug (a goal and two assists) each had three points in […]
Big Bad Blog | WEEI Oct 21, 2014

Milan Lucic hopes he’s getting back to normal

Inappropriate gestures aside, it’€™s been a weird start to the season for Milan Lucic. The Bruins’€™ top left wing has had two different centers and three different right wings over seven games. In three of the first seven games, he’€™s played on a line that was different from the previous game. He’€™s also returning from […]
Habs Eyes On The Prize Oct 21, 2014

Canadiens analytics recap: Week 2

In Week 2 of Habs #fancystats roundup: Lucic, Price, and a quick preview of today’s game vs. Detroit. With analytics taking hold in front offices and in the mainstream media, we at EOTP thought it was high time to create a new weekly feature in order to discuss the Canadiens’ recent form from a quantitative point of view. Don't forget to add your two cents in the comment section! 7-day recap Oct. 16 vs Boston (Olivier Bouchard’s full game report, in French) A digression on Milan Lucic: "The big Lucic is a player Montrealer love to hate, and who is often underestimated due to his...
Big Bad Blog | WEEI Oct 20, 2014

Seth Griffith: ‘I think after I get one, I might settle down a little bit’

WILMINGTON — In the midst of a whirlwind week, Seth Griffith is just trying to soak everything in. The 20-year-old, 5-foot-9 winger had the chance to skate on the first line of Milan Lucic and David Krejci on Monday. He was recalled Monday after scoring his second goal of the season in three games for […]

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