Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
Milan Lucic
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MilanLucic
POSITION: Left Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 235
BIRTHDATE: 06/07/1988
AGE: 26
BIRTHPLACE: Vancouver, BC, CAN
DRAFTED: BOS: 2006-50 overall

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Has won one Stanley Cup championship (2011 with Boston) ... Has an 0/1 record in NHL shootouts.

2013-14: Hit the 20-goal mark for the third time in his career and tied his previous career season-high for assists ... Had 11 multiple-point games, including three three-point nights ... Had a six-game point streak from Dec. 21-Jan. 2 which included a career-best five-game assist streak from Dec. 23-Jan. 2 (1-5=6 totals) ... Also had two five-game point streaks, from Oct. 19-30 and Feb. 1-26 (3-4=7 totals in each stretch) ... Scored his 100th NHL goal on Oct. 14 vs. Detroit ... Missed two games to illness ... Tied for third on the team in post-season points with 4-3=7 totals in 12 games ... Had one multiple-point playoff game, a 1-1=2 effort on Apr. 26 vs. Detroit ... Tied his previous career-high with a five-game playoff point streak from Apr. 24-May 6 (3-3=6 totals).

2012-13: Had four multiple-point games with his season-high three assists on Mar. 16 vs. Washington which tied his career-high for assists in a game ... Had four three-game point streaks, from Feb. 6-12 (1-3=4 totals); Feb. 24-29 (1-2=3 totals); Feb. 5-9 (0-3=3 totals); and Mar. 30-Apr. 2 (0-4=4 totals) ... Played his 400th NHL game on Mar. 17 vs. Buffalo and recorded his 600th NHL penalty minute in a fight with Chris Neil on Apr. 28 vs. Ottawa ... Did not dress for two games (one coach's decision, one personal reasons) ... Tied for third in the NHL in the post-season scoring race with 7-12=19 totals and tied for third in the playoffs at +12 ... Had four multiple-point games including three-point efforts each on May 6 at Toronto (0-3=3 totals) and June 12 at Chicago (2-1=3) which were career-highs for points in a playoff game ... Had three three-game post-season point streaks, from May 1-6 (0-6=6 totals), June 1-5 (0-3=3) and June 19-24 (2-1=3).

2011-12: Hit the 20-goal mark for the second straight season and his 81 games played were a career season-high ... Had 17 multiple-point games, including three three-point nights with his three-assist effort Dec. 10 at Columbus matching his previous career-high for assists in a game ... Had a seven-game point streak from Mar. 1-11 (2-7=9 totals) ... Had a five-game goal and point streak from Oct. 29-Nov. 10 (6-2=8 totals), which was a career-best goal streak ... Played his 300th NHL game Nov. 26 vs. Winnipeg, recorded his 100th NHL assist Dec. 10 at Columbus and registered his 200th NHL point with an assist Mar. 6 in Toronto ... Missed one game serving an NHL suspension.

2010-11: Won his first team scoring title as he was tied with David Krejci in points but had a higher goal total ... Established career season-highs in all offensive categories ... His 30 goals were the most by a Bruin since 2008-09 ... Tied for the fifth-best plus/minus in the NHL at +28 ... Was one of two players in the NHL with 30-or-more goals and 100+ penalty minutes (Anaheim's Corey Perry) ... Had 12 multiple-point games, including his second career hat trick scored Nov. 18 vs. Florida and a career-high three assists Mar. 24 vs. Montreal ... Had two five-game point streaks, from Oct. 9-21 (3-3=6 totals) and Mar. 3-11 (2-4=6 totals) ... and netted goals in three straight games from Oct. 10-19 (three goals) ... Played his 200th NHL game Oct. 9 vs. Phoenix, recorded his 100th NHL point with a goal Nov. 10 at Pittsburgh and recorded his second career "Gordie Howe Hat Trick" Oct. 19 at Washington ... Added 5-7=12 totals in 25 playoff games ... Had two multiple-point games, including two goals May 6 vs. Philadelphia ... Had points in consecutive games twice, May 4-6 (2-1=3 totals) and May 23-25 (1-2=3 totals).

2009-10: Injuries limited him to a career-low 50 games ... Eight of his nine goals came on the road ... Had two multiple-point games, both two-point nights ... Had a four-game point streak from Apr. 5-11 (1-3=4 totals) ... Missed 32 games to injuries ... Had two multiple-point playoff games, including two goals May 14 vs. Philadelphia ... Had a five-game playoff point streak from Apr. 26-May 7 (2-4=6 totals).

2008-09: Had five multiple-point games, including career-highs for goals and points in a game with his first career hat trick in a 3-1=4 effort Oct. 25 vs. Atlanta ... Had an eight-game point streak from Dec. 8-23 (4-4=8 totals) ... Played his 100th NHL/Bruins game Nov. 28 vs. NY Islanders ... Missed ten games to shoulder and foot injuries ... Was selected to play in the Young Stars (Rookies vs. Sophomores) game during the NHL's All-Star Weekend, but was unable to participate due to injury ... Added 3-6=9 totals in ten playoff games.

2007-08: Played his first NHL season and was just the tenth rookie to win the team's Seventh Player Award as voted by the fans ... Had six multiple-point games, all two-point efforts ... Had a four-game point streak from Jan. 24-Feb. 2 (2-4=6 totals) and a three-game streak from Feb. 21-26 (1-2=3 totals) ... His four game-winning goals ranked second on the team as well as second overall among league rookies ... Played his first NHL game Oct. 5 at Dallas and scored his first NHL points in a "Gordie Howe Hat Trick" with the game-winning goal, an assist and a fight Oct. 12 in Los Angeles ... Played in the Young Stars game during All-Star weekend and scored a goal in that game ... Was sixth overall among league rookies with 13 fighting majors ... Did not dress for one game (coach's decision) and missed four games with a concussion ... Changed his number from 62 to 17 on Oct. 30 ... Played his first NHL playoff game Apr. 10 in Montreal and recorded his first NHL playoff point with a goal Apr. 13 vs. the Canadiens.

JUNIORS: Played two full seasons of junior hockey with Vancouver of the Western Hockey League with 39-48=87 totals and 298 penalty minutes in 133 career junior games ... Jumped from a 19-point season his first full junior year in 2005-06 to leading the team in scoring with 30-38=68 totals in 2006-07 ... Added 7-12=19 totals in 22 playoff games as Vancouver won the Memorial Cup championship ... Was named the Most Valuable Player of that tournament and to the Memorial Cup All-Tournament Team in 2007 ... Had been named the Giants captain for the 2007-08 season but made the Boston roster instead and did not return to his junior team.

TRANSACTIONS: Boston's second pick, 50th overall, in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

ETC: Full name, Milan Lucic ... Nickname, Looch ... Wife, Brittany; daughter Valentina ... Was honored by his junior team, the Vancouver Giants, with induction into their Ring of Honor in February, 2011.

CONTRACT STATUS: Is in year two of a three-year contract with an NHL cap figure of $6,000,000.

NHL FIRSTS:
Game - Oct. 5, 2007 at Dallas
Goal - Oct. 12, 2007 at Los Angeles
Assist/Point - Oct. 12, 2007 at Los Angeles