Some sad news for a former Vancouver Giant – turned Boston Bruin.
Milan Lucic has released a statement confirming the sudden death of his father, Dobro Lucic.
He says he learned of his passing last Wednesday.
Lucic says he’s grateful for the support from everyone: the hockey community, friends and fans all over the world.
Lucic is also asking for people to respect his family’s privacy during this difficult and sad time.
Boston Bruins’ President Cam Neely says the entire organization is behind Lucic.
In Neely’s statement, he and the Bruins express their deepest condolences to Milan and his family.
And that the team’s thoughts are with them.
Neely says the organization is willing to offer Lucic’s family support in any way possible.