Milan Lucic returns to Crypto.com Arena, reminiscing about his previous stint with the Kings, where he collected 20 goals and 55 points.
Lucic's NHL career began in the Staples Center in 2007 when, as a 19-year-old, he posted a "Gordie Howe hat trick" in just his fourth game.
Lucic recalls the confidence-building moment of taking on a heavyweight fighter and proving he could hold his own in the NHL.
The Staples Center holds a special place in Lucic's heart due to his early career accomplishments and the lasting connections he made during his time with the Kings.
Lucic shares his excitement about rejoining the Bruins and playing alongside linemate David Pastrnak, reflecting on their chemistry and the upcoming challenges.
Lucic's role shifts as Patrick Brown replaces him on the fourth line, while Ian Mitchell makes his season debut on defense, and Matt Grzelcyk takes over on the power-play unit.
Anze Kopitar and Drew Doughty reach significant milestones in their careers, celebrated by Lucic, who acknowledges their contributions to the Kings' success.