Milan Lucic posts a thank you letter for fans in the Boston Globe

Milan Lucic has spent his entire NHL career with the Boston Bruins, but that came to an abrupt end when the team traded him to the LA Kings after an eight-year stay. Lucic wanted to say thank you to the fans one last time and took out a full page ad in the Boston Globe.

Here’s what the fine print says, transcribed via CBS Sports:

I was 19 when I joined the Boston Bruins, a very young man.

Now at 27, I must say goodbye to this special city. I lived my dream when we won the Stanley Cup. I married my wife here. Both my children were born here. Boston will always be a key part of who I am.

I played in front of a group of fans I will never forget, especially my pals in the North End.

I want to thank the entire Jacobs family, Cam Neely, Peter Chiarelli, Don Sweeney, Scott Bradley and the rest of the Bruins management team; coaches Claude Julien, Geoff Ward, Doug Houda, Doug Jarvis, Craig Ramsey [sic] and Joe Sacco; captain Zdeno Chara and the rest of my teammates; the medical staff, trainers and strength coaches who kept me going; and of course, all the fans and my friends.

Boston embraced me over the years and I would not be who I am personally or professionally without each of these special relationships.

To the people of Boston…


Milan Lucic

Lucic had his share of critics in Boston, but no one will argue against this touching, sentimental note for Bruins fans.

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