This story accommodates references to home assault allegations
Boston Bruins ahead Milan Lucic was arrested early Saturday morning and charged after an alleged home incident.
On Monday, extra particulars had been revealed as Each day Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli reported that “a 911 name was made on Friday night time saying that Lucic tried to choke his spouse, Brittany, after a verbal argument allegedly turned bodily.”
Lucic is ready to be arraigned Tuesday on a cost of assault and battery towards a member of the family.
In response to a duplicate of the police report obtained by the Boston Globe, Lucic’s spouse, Brittany, alleges Lucic additionally pulled her hair, whereas officers responding to the scene famous “redness on the sufferer’s chest space.” In response to the police report, Brittany mentioned Lucic couldn’t discover his cellphone after returning residence and “started yelling at her, demanding his cellphone again.”
She informed Lucic she didn’t have his cellphone or know the place it was, in line with the report, and began strolling away from Lucic earlier than the 35-year-old allegedly “grabbed her by the hair and pulled her backwards.”
Police added the Bruins ahead seemed to be “intoxicated” when he answered the door upon their arrival on the residence. After informing Lucic of his arrest, officers observed shards of glass on the ground together with a damaged lamp on a nightstand as they escorted the NHL veteran to his bed room to get clothes earlier than taking him to the station.
The Bruins on Saturday introduced that Lucic is stepping away from the NHL.
“Milan is taking an indefinite go away of absence from the group,” the Bruins’ assertion learn.
“The group takes these issues very significantly and can work with the Lucic household to offer any assist and help they might want. We can have no additional remark right now.”
Bruins captain Brad Marchand additionally commented on his teammate’s arrest within the hours following the incident:
“The largest factor for us is we care rather a lot about their household,” Marchand informed reporters on Saturday. “We’re a household in right here, we’re all very, very, very shut, so we’re clearly very involved and upset for them for what they are going by means of.”
“We’ve a variety of assist for Brittany [Lucic’s wife] and the youngsters and Lucic himself. Due to that respect for them, you already know, that’s going to be it for now,” he added.
Lucic, who has been sidelined with an ankle damage since Oct. 21, re-signed in Boston on a one-year deal this previous offseason after spending the primary eight years of his profession with the Bruins.