Habs forward Dale Weise claims Milan Lucic threatened him

WATCH ABOVE:  While the Montreal Canadians celebrated their win against rivals the Boston Bruins, there was an ugly incident during the post-game handshake that has a lot of people shaking their heads. Mike Armstrong reports.

TORONTO — It was a hard fought contest between two bitter rivals so it seems only fitting that the post-series handshake between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins ended with reports of personal threats.

After the Canadiens beat the Bruins 3-1 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinal, Habs forward Dale Weise was working his way through the customary handshake when Bruins forward Milan Lucic uttered a few choice words for Weise.

“I’m going to [f—ing] kill you next year,” Lucic reportedly told Weise.
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WATCH:  Video of Bruins forward Milan Lucic allegedly threatening Canadiens Dale Weise and Alexei Emelin

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Video of the exchange shows Lucic directing comments at Weise and teammate Alexei Emelin, who was also reportedly threatened.

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The Canadiens will go on to face the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference finals, while the league-leading Bruins will hit the golf course.

Lucic’s comments, whatever they were, could be a result of the forward’s frustration at having registered just a single point in the last five games against Montreal.

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Following the game both Weise and Lucic spoke about the bad blood between the rivals.

“Milan Lucic had a few things to say to a couple of guys,” said Weise, without going into detail.

Lucic refused to apologize, saying, “It’s said on the ice so it’ll stay on the ice. If (Weise) wants to be a baby about it — he can make it public.”

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The series marked the 34th contest in the long-standing rivalry between the Bruins and Canadiens.

The last time the two teams met in the post-season was in the 2011 Eastern Conference quarter-finals, where the Bruins won 4-3.

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