Milan Lucic rediscovers beast mode

B's bruiser flashes his vintage form, mixing a scoring touch with physical force

Updated: December 1, 2013, 2:10 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Bruins coach Claude Julien has been pleased with the way Milan Lucic has been playing this season. But the coach recently noticed that the veteran forward seemed to be pressing a bit.

On Friday, Julien spoke with Lucic and told the hulking forward he's been gripping his stick a little too tight, especially since he had gone a span of six games without a goal.

"I say that to a lot of players when I feel that they're a little tight -- just go out there, relax and play," Julien ...

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