BRUINS SIGN MILAN LUCIC TO THREE-YEAR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Matthew Chmura October 6, 2009 617.624.1913 Eric Tosi 617.624.1935 Kelly Mohr 617.624.1967 BRUINS SIGN MILAN LUCIC TO THREE-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION;

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Matthew Chmura October 6, 2009 617.624.1913

    Eric Tosi 617.624.1935

    Kelly Mohr 617.624.1967

    BRUINS SIGN MILAN LUCIC TO THREE-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION; PRESS CONFERENCE WITH CHIARELLI AND LUCIC SET FOR

    WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7 AT RISTUCCIA ARENA BOSTON, MA Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has signed forward Milan Lucic to a three-year contract extension through the 2012-13 NHL season. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal will not

    be disclosed. Lucic and Chiarelli will hold a press conference on Wednesday, October 7 immediately following the teams practice at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington (190 Main Street, Wilmington, MA 01887). The team is scheduled to skate at 10:30 a.m. at Ristuccia Arena on Wednesday, however the length of practice is not yet determined. The 21-year-old Lucic set career highs in all major statistical categories last year after recording 17 goals and 25 assists for 42 points, in addition to tallying 136 penalty minutes and a +17 rating. He netted his first career hat trick and a career-best four points on October 25, 2008, after a 3-1=4 performance against the Atlanta Thrashers. During the 2008-09 postseason, the 63 228-pound winger had three goals and six assists and a team best +12 plus/minus rating in 10 games. In his rookie year in 2007-08, Lucic registered 8-19=27 totals and 89 penalty minutes in 77 contests. Lucic earned the teams Seventh Player Award for his efforts, an award voted on by the fans and given to the Bruin who performs above and beyond expectations. He also contributed two goals in seven postseason games. Lucic has skated in both games during the 2009-10 season and has notched one assist and five penalty minutes. He was invited to - and participated in - Canadas National Mens Team Orientation Camp this past August, in advance of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and 2010 IIHF World Championship. The 2010 Olympic Winter Games will be played in Lucics hometown of Vancouver, British Columbia. Originally drafted by the Bruins in the second round (50

    th overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, Lucic helped the Vancouver

    Giants of the Western Hockey League capture the 2007 Memorial Cup Championship. Fans interested in learning more about Boston Bruins players, or ticket options, should visit the team website at www.bostonbruins.com or call 617-624-BEAR. TRANSACTION: Boston Bruins sign Milan Lucic (pronounced LOO-cheech) to a three-year contract extension.

    Milan Lucic: Career NHL regular season totals: 151 games played, 25 goals, 45 assists, 70 points, 230 penalty minutes Career NHL postseason totals: 17 games played, 5 goals, 6 assists, 11 points, 47 penalty minutes

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