Bruins winger Milan Lucic was not present at Bruins practice Thursday for what head coach Claude Julien termed "personal reasons.” It should be noted that Lucic and his wife are expecting their first child later in January, but no word on whether the Bruins had a new dad on their roster. Unfortunately for Lucic though, the talk surrounding him hasn't been so joyous so far in camp. Ever since a local news reporter tweeted a picture of Lucic catching his breath at an informal players skate last week, media and fans alike have criticized Lucic for supposedly not coming to camp in shape. When asked about the performance of Lucic thus far though, Julien joked a bit and then came to defense of Lucic.
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