The Calgary Flames announced today that they have acquired forward Milan Lucic from the Edmonton Oilers along with a conditional third round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft in exchange for forward James Neal. Edmonton will also retain a portion (12.5%) of Lucic's remaining contract.
Lucic, a 31-year-old native of Vancouver, BC is a veteran of 890 career games with Boston, Los Angeles and Edmonton. He has scored 198 goals and 303 assists for 501 points along with 1072 penalty minutes during his 12-year NHL career. He has skated in 114 playoff games netting 28 goals and 42 assists for 70 points and 179 penalty minutes and won the 2011 Stanley Cup as a member of the Boston Bruins. A year after being drafted in the third round (50th overall) in the 2006 NHL Draft by Boston, Lucic was named tournament MVP as his Vancouver Giants captured the 2007 Memorial Cup Championship.
BORN: Vancouver, BC DATE: June 7, 1988
HEIGHT: 6'3" WEIGHT: 231 lbs.
DRAFTED: Boston (50th overall) in the 2006 NHL Draft