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Milan Lucic led way for Bruins in playoffs

Milan Lucic scored seven goals during the playoffs, the same number he managed in the regular season.
Milan Lucic scored seven goals during the playoffs, the same number he managed in the regular season.bill greene/globe staff

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It was as if Milan Lucic was a different player in the postseason — more aggressive, more physical, more apt to shoot. He had struggled throughout the regular season, so much so that coach Claude Julien made him a healthy scratch back in April.

That wasn’t the same player who emerged in the playoffs.

“Just felt like you had something to prove, especially with what happened in the season,” Lucic said. “I saw it as an opportunity to get my game back to where I wanted it to be, and show that I am still able to be a big-game type of player.”

Lucic tallied 19 points in the playoffs, including seven goals, as part of the most productive line of the playoffs.

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