BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins ahead Milan Lucic is scheduled to be arraigned on an assault cost in connection together with his arrest this weekend after his spouse known as police to their dwelling and mentioned he tried to choke her.
A Boston Police Division report launched Monday mentioned Lucic, a member of the Bruins 2011 Stanley Cup championship staff, appeared intoxicated after they arrived at his North Finish house early Saturday. In accordance with the police report, Lucic was arrested on suspicion of assault and battery on a member of the family, which carries a most penalty of two 1/2 years in jail; he’s scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday.
Lucic’s agent didn’t reply to an e-mail searching for remark over the weekend, and didn’t instantly reply to textual content message searching for remark Monday.
The police report mentioned Brittany Lucic advised police on the phone that her husband tried to choke her. When officers arrived, she mentioned Milan Lucic had pulled her hair however didn’t attempt to strangle her. She declined a suggestion of medical remedy.
The 6-foot-3, 236-pound Vancouver native has not performed since Oct. 21 due to harm. He has two assists in 4 video games this season.
The Bruins mentioned Saturday that Lucic was taking an indefinite go away of absence from the staff. Coach Jim Montgomery and captain Brad Marchand mentioned they would offer Lucic’s household any help mandatory however declined to in any other case touch upon the arrest.
After making his NHL debut in 2007 as a 19-year-old, Lucic performed the primary eight seasons of his profession with the Bruins, scoring a career-high 30 targets in 2010-11 to assist Boston win the Stanley Cup. He performed the following eight seasons for the Kings, Oilers and Flames earlier than signing a one-year free agent contract final summer season to return to the Bruins.