Lucic not banned for Game 7

BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins will have forward Milan Lucic in the lineup for Game 7 tonight at the TD Garden.

There was some thought he could be suspended stemming from his five-minute major penalty for boarding and game misconduct for his hit on Canadiens defenseman Jaroslav Spacek in the second period of Game 6 Tuesday night. But Bruins coach Claude Julien said that's not the case.

"Yeah, Looch is in the lineup. No issues," he said.

Spacek had control of the puck in front of the penalty box area when he quickly got rid of it just as Lucic applied the hit that knocked Spacek to the ice. He remained on the ice for a few minutes and needed to be attended to by a team trainer. He was able to skate off on his own, but was bleeding from the head.

After exiting the ice, Spacek later returned to the game.