Boston Bruins forced to scratch Milan Lucic minutes before game

Published October 22, 2023 at 9:01 PM

The Boston Bruins are set to play game two on their West Coast back-to-back. The Bruins played last night in Los Angeles against the Kings, a game they won 4-2. Tonight the Bruins travelled to Anaheim to face off against the Ducks.

In warmups tonight Milan Lucic took to the ice as part of the opening lineup. However, after just a single lap around the ice, Lucic headed right to the Bruins locker room and would not return.

Breaking: Milan Lucic a late scratch due to a leg injury

Patrick Brown will replace him on the 4th line
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Before the game Bruins' Head Coach Jim Montgomery mentioned the some of the Bruins were "nicked up". According to sources in attendance Lucic was only able to put minimal weight on his foot. It appears the injury happened last night when Lucic took a puck off the ankle.

The Bruins will look to go 5-0-0 with another win tonight.
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