Milan Lucic is facing assault and battery charges filed by a family member.
Milan Lucic’s Assault Charge
Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic is set to be arraigned in court early this week for an assault charge. The charge of Milan Lucic involves assault and battery on a family or household member following an altercation that occurred on Friday.
Milan Lucic will have his arraignment on either Monday or Tuesday. The Bruins announced on Saturday that Milan Lucic will be taking an indefinite leave of absence, offering support to him and his family. Details of the incident have not been released, and the Boston Police Department has not confirmed or denied any arrest of Milan Lucic.
Milan Lucic previously played for the Bruins before being traded to Los Angeles and then re-signing with the Bruins. Milan Lucic has also faced domestic violence allegations in the past.
According to a published article by Boston Herald, the team and Milan Lucic’s teammates have expressed their own concerns. They also expressed support for Milan Lucic and his family, emphasizing their close-knit bond.
Necessary Support And Assistance
In a published article by Boston 25 News, the Bruins announced that Lucic will be taking an indefinite leave of absence from the team, and they will provide any necessary support and assistance to the Lucic family.
Lucic, who has spent 17 years in the NHL, was drafted by the Bruins and has also played for the Los Angeles Kings, Edmonton Oilers, and Calgary Flames.