The Boston Bruins were dominated by the Montreal Canadiens at home in Game 7 on Wednesday night, and Milan Lucic did not take it well. Like the rest of his teammates, Lucic shook hands with his most bitter rivals after the series ended. But it doesn’t sound like he did so with class.
As you can see from the clip above that Eye on Hockey passed along, Lucic angrily went through the handshake line and had words with a number of Montreal players, including Alexei Emelin and Dale Weise. What did the Bruins forward have to say?
"I'm going to fucking kill you next year" is what Lucic said to Weise, according to @aaronward_nhl
— Mitch Melnick (@HunterZThompson) May 15, 2014
We don’t know if that’s true or not, but we’re fairly certain Lucic wasn’t wishing anyone good luck in the next series. He refused to talk about what he said.
“That’s said on the ice so it’ll stay on the ice, so if he wants to be a baby about it, he can make it public,” Lucic said after the game.
Who was being the real baby? Just by saying he’s going to kill someone “next year,” Lucic makes his threat unworthy of a response. The Canadiens still get to play hockey and contend for a Stanley Cup while the Bruins are free to dust off the golf clubs. Losing on your home ice in Game 7 is embarrassing enough, let alone losing to your biggest rival. Lucic can threaten people all he wants, he’s still going home.