Bruins left wing Milan Lucic, 35, was launched Tuesday morning on private recognizance following his arraignment on a cost of assault and battery on a family member.
Lucic pleaded not responsible on the cost which was learn in an arraignment that lasted about 8 minutes.
The decide at Boston Municipal Court ordered Lucic to say away from alcohol earlier than his trial.
His subsequent courtroom date was set for Jan nineteenth. Lucic didn’t converse to media on his manner out of courtroom.
According to prosecutors, Boston Police obtained a name from the sufferer at 1 a.m. Saturday alleging that Lucic had tried to choke her.
Responding officers arrived on the Battery Street condominium constructing in Boston’s North End and met with the sufferer within the foyer, whereas Lucic remained within the condominium, based on prosecutors.
Upon assembly with Lucic, prosecutors stated police noticed a damaged lamp, and stated that he was cooperative and got here with them.
The sufferer advised police that after an evening out consuming, Lucic had misplaced his cellphone and accused her of hiding it, one thing the sufferer denied.
The sufferer advised police that Lucic yanked her again by her hair.
While talking with the sufferer within the foyer, police noticed redness on her chest and requested the sufferer if she had been choked. She advised police she had not, based on prosecutors.
The Bruins on Saturday introduced Lucic was taking an “indefinite leave of absence” from the crew.
“The Boston Bruins are aware of an incident involving Milan Lucic,” the crew stated in an announcement. “Milan is taking an indefinite leave of absence from the team. The organization takes these matters very seriously, and will work with the Lucic family to provide any support and assistance they may need. We will have no further comment at this time.”
Lucic has been out of the lineup with a decrease physique harm since Oct. 21.
Coach Jim Montgomery, echoed the crew’s assertion, saying Saturday, “we’re aware of the Looch situation and as an organization it’s something we take extremely seriously. Looch is taking a leave of absence from the team right now. We support the Lucic family and we will continue to provide support and help for the Lucic family.”