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2/9/16 Kings vs. Bruins

game recap

Lucic, Kings cruise by Bruins

Los Angeles scores nine goals against Boston

by Matt Kalman / NHL.com Correspondent

Lucic adds insurance goal on rush

LAK@BOS: Lucic nets two-on-one break for 7-1 lead

2/9/16: Anze Kopitar feeds Milan Lucic on a two-on-one break to beat Jonas Gustavsson and add the Kings' lead in the 3rd period

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BOSTON -- Milan Lucic had a goal and an assist in his return to TD Garden and helped the Los Angeles Kings start a seven-game road trip with a 9-2 win against the Boston Bruins on Tuesday. 

Lucic, who was traded to the Kings last June 26 after eight seasons with the Bruins, was given a standing ovation after a video tribute was shown on the scoreboard during the second timeout of the first period. Lucic took a victory lap around the rink and waved to the fans at the urging of a few of his teammates after the game. 

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Situation Room

Video Review: LAK @ BOS - 10:19 of the Third Period

Referee's call on the ice stands - no goal Los Angeles

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Situation Room: LAK vs. BOS

Situation Room: No goal is confirmed in the 3rd

2/9/16: The referees review Anze Kopitar's shot on Jonas Gustavsson at 9:46 of the 3rd period, and the call is confirmed as no goal

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At 10:19 of the third period in the Kings/Bruins game, the Situation Room initiated a video review to further examine Anze Kopitar's shot at 9:46. Video review confirmed the referee's call on the ice that the puck did not cross the Boston goal line. Therefore the referee's call on the ice stands - no goal Los Angeles.

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Lucic scores against Bruins

Kings forward playing first game in Boston since trade

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Lucic adds insurance goal on rush

LAK@BOS: Lucic nets two-on-one break for 7-1 lead

2/9/16: Anze Kopitar feeds Milan Lucic on a two-on-one break to beat Jonas Gustavsson and add the Kings' lead in the 3rd period

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Milan Lucic scored for the Los Angeles Kings in his first game in Boston since being traded by the Boston Bruins. 

Lucic scored 3:41 into the third period to give Los Angeles a 7-1 lead. 

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NHL Insider

Kings' Lucic focused on winning Boston return

Power forward says game will be emotional but goal is two points

by Matt Kalman / NHL.com Correspondent

Lucic snipes go-ahead goal

DAL@LAK: Lucic snipes go-ahead goal from deep

1/19/16: Milan Lucic blasts a shot through traffic from the top of the slot to beat Kari Lehtonen, giving the Kings a 3-2 lead

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BOSTON -- Los Angeles Kings forward Milan Lucic will face the Boston Bruins for the first time on Tuesday at TD Garden (7 p.m. ET; SN1, FS-W, NESN, NHL.TV). 

Lucic, who was traded by the Bruins to the Kings on June 26, 2015 for defenseman Colin Miller, goaltender Martin Jones and the 13th pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, played eight seasons for Boston. In 566 games for the Bruins, Lucic had 139 goals and 342 points. He was perennially among the Bruins' leaders in hits and was an emotional sounding board as they won the Stanley Cup in 2011 and the Eastern Conference title in 2013.

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game preview

Bruins want to prove their mettle vs. Lucic, Kings

Longtime Boston forward returns with Western Conference powerhouse

by Matt Kalman / NHL.com Correspondent

KINGS (31-17-3) at BRUINS (28-16-6) 

TV: 7 p.m. ET; SN1, FS-W, NESN, NHL.TV 

BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins' final home game before they leave on a six-game road trip will be one of their stiffest tests of the season, as they face the Los Angeles Kings at TD Garden on Tuesday. 

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