Boston Bruins’ Milan Lucic to be arraigned on assault cost after spouse known as police to their house

BOSTON — 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 house and stated he tried to choke her.

A Boston Police Department report launched Monday stated Lucic, a member of the Bruins 2011 Stanley Cup championship workforce, appeared intoxicated after they arrived at his North End house early Saturday. According to the police report, Lucic was arrested on suspicion of assault and battery on a member of the family, which carries a most penalty of 2½ years in jail; he’s scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday.

Lucic’s agent didn’t reply to an e mail in search of remark over the weekend, and didn’t instantly reply to textual content message in search of remark Monday.

The police report stated Brittany Lucic instructed police on the phone that her husband tried to choke her. When officers arrived, she stated Milan Lucic had pulled her hair however didn’t attempt to strangle her. She declined a proposal of medical remedy.

The 6-foot-3, 236-pound Vancouver native has not performed since Oct. 21 due to damage. He has two assists in 4 video games this season.

The Bruins stated Saturday that Lucic was taking an indefinite depart of absence from the workforce. Coach Jim Montgomery and captain Brad Marchand stated they would offer Lucic’s household any help obligatory 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.


AP Hockey Writer Stephen Whyno contributed to this story.



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