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The Hockey Guys:
Michigan State Spartans
(April 3, 2012 — Source: Steve Babineau/Getty Images)
By Benjamin Woodward (@_BWoodward)
Player: Torey Krug
2011-’12 Team: Michigan State Spartans (NCAA) / Boston Bruins (NHL)
Drafted: Undrafted Free Agent (Signed March 25, 2012)
Vitals: 5’9”, 180 lbs., Age 21
Hometown: Livonia, Michigan
Camp Observations: At Boston Bruins 2012 rookie development camp, defenseman Torey Krug was the only player on the ice with prior NHL experience. After inking a two-year entry-level contract with the B’s back in March, the 21-year-old was given the chance to practice with the club for the remainder of the 2011-12 regular season and was even inserted into the lineup for two games. This brief stint with the Bruins allowed Krug the invaluable opportunity to learn from the veterans in the Boston locker room and gain the knowledge of exactly what it takes to succeed at the NHL level. The Livonia, Michigan native was happy to pass on what he learned to the younger and more inexperienced...
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