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Milan Lucic explains absence from Bruins

WILMINGTON -- Milan Lucic could only watch from afar as his Bruins teammates overcame a deficit to beat the Jets in Winnipeg on Sunday. Lucic, who flew with the team to Winnipeg, flew back to Boston not long after arriving, missing the game to attend to what the team said was a personal matter.

Lucic was back on the ice for Tuesday’s practice at Ristuccia Arena, and echoed the team’s announcement why he wasn’t able to play Sunday, declining to offer details.

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