David Krejci RUMORS & NEWS

  • David Krejci put on injured reserve

    ESPN Boston "The Boston Bruins have placed top-line center David Krejci on injured reserve with an undisclosed injury he suffered in the second period of Saturday's final preseason game against the Detroit Red Wings at TD Garden. Per the collective bargaining agreement, Krejci will miss a minimum of seven..." October 08

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    Claude Julien said David Krejci's minor issue suffered vs DET hasnt healed as well as they would've hoped. He was missing from practice tday

  • Source: David Krejci agrees to six-year, $43.5 million extension with Bruins

    WEEI Boston "According to a league source, the Bruins and David Krejci have agreed to a six-year, $43.5 million contract. Krejci, 28, will carry a $7.25 million cap hit throughout the duration of the deal, which begins in the 2015-16 season. His salary breakdown will be $7.25 million for the first two years..." September 03

  • Contract extension talks between David Krejci, Bruins expected to pick up soon

    WEEI Boston "Though two key free agents remain unsigned in Torey Krug and Reilly Smith, the team has had talks to avoid a similar situation with one of their top players next summer. According to a source familiar with the negotiations, the Bruins have had “casual discussions” with David Krejci‘€™s camp..." August 29

  • Krejci not surprised U.S. did not medal in Sochi

    CSN New England "While both Zdeno Chara and David Krejci lost to Team USA hockey by a wide margin in the Sochi Winter Olympics, neither player was surprised that the Americans fell out of medal contention. Team USA caught Chara and Slovakia in the opening game of the tournament and put up seven goals against a..." February 25

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Coach Julien confirms David Krejci will be in the lineup tonight vs Tampa Bay ^CS

  • David Krejci, Nathan Horton picking up pace come playoffs

    Boston Herald "If David Krejci scored goals at his 2013 playoff pace over the course of an 82-game regular season, he’d finish with 44 goals. Not too shabby for a guy whose career high is 23 goals. Nathan Horton is almost a point-per-game player through the two postseasons in which he’s participated. In 591..." June 03

  • David Krejci keeps piling up points in big games

    Boston Herald "Bruins center David Krejci quieted a previously raucous crowd at Consol Energy Center last night with a two-goal performance in Game 1. After the Eastern Conference finals opener, defenseman Andrew Ference had an explanation for his teammate’s ability to light up the scoreboard every time the..." June 02

  • 'Minimal Maintenance' day for Bruins David Krejci

    WEEI Boston "David Krejci was not on the ice on Thursday but coach Claude Julien said it wasn’t that big of a deal. “Maintenance, minimal maintenance,” the Bruins coach said as Krejci was given the day off. Krejci was the only player not spotted on the sheet at Ristuccia Arena as the Bruins worked at a..." May 31

  • David Krejci's OT goal a crusher, Bruins beat Leafs 4-3

    Boston Herald "Things didn’t look all that great for the Bruins as the overtime minutes played out last night at the Air Canada Centre. Hours earlier, they had erased a 2-0 Maple Leafs lead, scoring three straight second-period goals to seemingly take command of Game 4 of this first-round series. But they..." May 09

  • Krejci line serving as B's offensive engine

    CSN New England "Don’t look now but the Milan Lucic, David Krejci and Nathan Horton forward line is the most dominant grouping of forwards in the Stanley Cup playoffs this spring. The trio has obviously tasted postseason success before at the highest levels, but they had one of their best playoff performances..." May 07

  • Krejci & wingers fall in line

    Boston Herald "Thanks to a late third-period surge Sunday, the Bruins avoided a totally lost weekend. They had fallen to a bad, injury-riddled Flyers team Saturday. Then, for two-plus periods in Buffalo, they were deadlocked in a 0-0 tie with another nonplayoff team. The Bruins indeed have to do more..." April 02

  • Krejci returns, Spooner stays put

    Boston Herald "Claude Julien made some interesting last-minute lineup decisions before last night’s 2-1 win over the Senators. First, the close call was made to let a less-than-100 percent David Krejci return to the lineup. But then Julien also opted to keep rookie center Ryan Spooner in the lineup — and..." March 22

  • Krejci on ice for skate, game time decision vs. Ottawa

    CSN New England "Some thought his season might be over after David Krejci absorbed a Johnny Boychuk rocket off the knee, so it was a welcomed sight to view the play-making center on the ice, taking part in Thursday morning skate at Scotiabank Place. Krejci took a few lines rushes in between Milan Lucic and..." March 21

  • Krejci: Knee is much better than 'awful' first two days

    CSN New England "Thursday morning was David Krejci’s first day on the ice after last week’s painful events. The Czech Republic center went through a few line drills, took a few face-offs and absorbed a little body contact courtesy of an energetic Shawn Thornton at Scotiabank Place. That’s a far cry from the..." March 21

  • David Krejci can’t dodge shot, does dodge bullet

    Boston Herald "Bruins fans, who might have seen their dreams of a Stanley Cup vanishing Sunday afternoon as center David Krejci was helped off the ice in Pittsburgh with what looked like a serious right knee injury, could breathe a sigh of relief yesterday. It didn’t look good for Krejci when he was nailed..." March 19

  • Bruins' Krejci out Tuesday, Spooner takes spot on top line

    Boston Herald "Bruins center David Krejci (bruised right knee) will not play tonight against the Jets, and rookie Ryan Spooner will be thrown into the fire -- taking Krejci's spot on the line with Milan Lucic and Nathan Horton. "He's doing better, and that's a good sign," said B's coach Claude Julien of Krejci,..." March 19

  • Krejci injury 'day-to-day'; not as serious as thought

    Boston Herald "It didn't look good for Bruins center David Krejci yesterday in Pittsburgh when he was nailed on the right knee by a Johnny Boychuk slapshot and had to be helped off the ice. But not only is Krejci not seriously injured, there's a chance he will play tomorrow night against the Jets. "He's..." March 18

  • David Krejci takes shot off knee, status unknown

    Boston Herald "After a 2-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins yesterday, perhaps the best sign of the day for the Bruins came when David Krejci walked out of the locker room under his own power, though with a slight limp. Just how positive a development that is remains to be seen, but Krejci looked a whole lot..." March 18

  • Krejci leaves loss to Pens after taking puck to knee

    CSN New England "For the second time this week the Bruins watched as one of their players required assistance to get off the ice because of an injury. This time it was David Krejci, who absorbed a shot to the inside of his right knee during the final minutes of the third period while he screened in front of the..." March 17

  • Struggling Krejci-Lucic-Horton trio busts out in big way

    Boston Herald "On a talented and well-balanced hockey team, which the Bruins certainly are, designations of first, second, third and fourth lines are not critically important, since all four trios are expected to make significant contributions. But it would be silly to suggest such labels have no meaning...." March 17

  • Horton, Krejci each get three points in Bruins' win over Caps

    Yahoo! Sports "The Boston Bruins had plenty of good reasons to want to beat the Washington Capitals in a matinee on Saturday. Remember, it was the Capitals who, on their last previous visit to TD Garden, knocked the Bruins out of the playoffs in the first round last spring, and it was the Caps who came back..." March 16

  • Krejci line must pick up pace

    Boston Herald "While the Patrice Bergeron line was excellent in Sunday’s 4-3 loss to the Canadiens — with Bergeron getting a goal and two assists, Brad Marchand earning three assists, and Tyler Seguin adding a goal and assist — the No. 1 threesome of David Krejci, Milan Lucic and Nathan Horton had a quiet..." March 05

  • David Krejci 'Would Definitely' Play in Czech Republic If NHL Experiences Lengthy Lockout

    NESN "David Krejci always envisioned playing in his native country again some day. He just never thought the time would come while he's still in the midst of his prime. Krejci told CSNNE.com that he will return to the Czech Republic and play hockey there if the NHL is headed for a lengthy lockout --..." September 14

  • David Krejci, Milan Lucic face the music

    Boston Herald "It will be a long summer for all Bruins, but it might be especially long for first-liners David Krejci and Milan Lucic, who did not have the kind of impact that they'd had in past postseasons. Krejci was held to 1-2-3 totals and Lucic had three assists and no goals in the seven-game series..." April 28

  • David Krejci line, Tim Thomas seem back on track

    Boston Herald "David Krejci has lived through lots of Game 7 situations. He's been on both ends of blowouts. Same goes for nail-biters. An injured Krejci even had to sit and watch helplessly as his Bruins suffered one of the most ignominious losses in franchise history two years ago. But all that matters..." April 25

  • No issue by pain in glass

    Boston Herald "Apparently, a 100-pound panel of glass is no match for David Krejci. After the large pane of plexiglass landed on Krejci during the celebration after Game 1 at the Garden, the Bruins center was back in the lineup for yesterday's Game 2. Krejci played 27:57 and, though he had a tough day in..." April 15

  • David Krejci's up for repeat

    Boston Herald "Admittedly, there have been some ups and downs for Bruins center David Krejci this season. Coming off a fantastic 2011 playoff run, in which he finished with a league-leading 12 goals (including four game-winners) and 23 points for the Stanley Cup champions, the 25-year-old has had some..." April 12

  • Emerging David Krejci center of Bruins high hopes

    Boston Herald "For the Bruins to be great, David Krejci must be great, too. Krejci long has been the key for this team — and, thus, at times, its most frustrating player. When he is really going, as he was during Rounds 2-4 of the playoffs last year, the B's are a matchup nightmare for any opponent. When..." March 02

  • Change good for Krejci

    Boston Herald "When the Bruins hit the ice for practice yesterday at Ristuccia Arena, David Krejci found himself in the gray jersey of the third line, skating with Benoit Pouliot and Jordan Caron, the same players he centered in the team's 4-1 win over the Capitals on Sunday. It is an unusual spot for a..." February 08

  • See the Amazing David Krejci

    Boston Herald "Years ago, when David Krejci was barely out of his teens, veteran NHL observers proclaimed he would be the next coming of Steve Yzerman or Joe Sakic — a center who would put up 100-plus points, while also excelling in all the blue-collar aspects of the game. Krejci, still prone to stretches of..." January 06

  • For line, work in progress

    Boston Globe "The Jets were changing lines. The puck was bouncing toward the Winnipeg goal. All of a sudden, Bruins Milan Lucic, David Krejci, and Nathan Horton found themselves scurrying for a three-on-one rush against Zach Bogosian in the second period of Saturday night's 4-2 win over the Jets. Naturally,..." November 29

  • Bruins show patience with David Krejci

    Boston Herald "David Krejci's numbers are nowhere near where they're expected to be, and he knows that. But the talented Bruins center says his game, and the games of linemates Milan Lucic and Nathan Horton, are starting to come. Krejci has no goals in his last nine games. Lucic hasn't scored in his last..." November 29

  • David Krejci ends nightmare

    Boston Herald "David Krejci went home after the Bruins' win Tuesday night over the Ottawa Senators at the Garden feeling pretty good about the progress his struggling game had made. Then the center thought about how good he could have been, and the tossing and turning began. "Yeah, it was tough to sleep after..." November 06

  • David Krejci injury puts damper on a deal

    Boston Herald "The initial news of the day for the Bruins — a contract extension for forward Rich Peverley — was overshadowed quickly yesterday by a troubling sight: top center David Krejci leaving the practice ice with an apparent leg injury. With the team doing 5-on-5 battle drills, the Bruins' No. 1 trio..." October 12

  • David Krejci draws attention

    Boston Herald "It was not exactly a banner day for David Krejci and the rest of the Bruins' first line yesterday. In a 5-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning, Krejci was a minus-3 while winning just 3-of-12 faceoffs. Meanwhile, the center's combination with wingers Milan Lucic and Nathan Horton did not apply the..." May 22

  • Better late than never on Krejci celebration

    Boston Herald "David Krejci couldn't properly celebrate his most important goal of the season in last night's 3-2 overtime victory against the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at the Wells Fargo Center. Krejci enjoyed delayed gratification well after his one-timed slap shot..." May 03

  • David Krejci proves a pivotal performer

    Boston Herald "In case the Philadelphia Flyers didn't already know it, they learned yesterday just how lucky they were a year ago when Bruins center David Krejci found himself in an ambulance, heading to Baltimore for urgent, season-ending wrist surgery. The dislocated wrist Krejci suffered in Game 4 of the..." May 01

  • Healthy Krejci was excited to get started

    Boston Globe "Prior to last night, the last time David Krejci suited up for a postseason game was last spring, in the third game of the Bruins' second-round series against the Flyers. Turns out, it was the last postseason game Boston won. Krejci was knocked out by a wrist injury that required surgery and his..." April 15