|Born:||June 7, 1988||Draft:||2006 Bruins #50 Overall|
|Known For:||Stanley Cup||Shoots:||Left|
|National Team:||Canada||Current Team:||Calgary Flames|
Milan Lucic (pronounced [mǐlan lûːtʃitɕ]; born June 7, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger for the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL). He played major junior hockey with the Vancouver Giants in the Western Hockey League (WHL) for three seasons and captured a Memorial Cup while being named tournament MVP in 2007. He was selected 50th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft and made the Boston Bruins‘ roster as a 19-year-old in 2007–08.
Three years later, Lucic won a Stanley Cup with the Bruins. He spent the first eight seasons of his NHL career with Boston prior to being traded to the Los Angeles Kings in June 2015. After a single season in California, Lucic signed as a free agent with the Edmonton Oilers in July 2016, playing three seasons for the club before being dealt to Calgary in July 2019.
Internationally, Lucic captained the Canadian national junior team at the 2007 Super Series. He plays physically in the style of a power forward.
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- Stanley Cup Champion with the Bruins (2011)
- NHL YoungStars Roster (2008)
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- Memorial Cup Champion (2007)
- Memorial Cup Most Valuable Player (Stafford Smythe Trophy) (2007)
- WHL Champion (2006)
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