Found August 23, 2013 on Boston Sports Then & Now:
PLAYERS: Torey Krug
TEAMS: New York Rangers
Bruins rookie defenseman Torey Krug burst onto the scene during the 2013 NHL playoffs. Against the New York Rangers, Krug scored four goals in his first five career post-season games. He played his way into starting lineup finishing with six points in 15 playoff games. Krug talks about when he received the call up in the video below. Krug is the puck moving defenseman the Bruins have sought for years. He is sure to be on the blue line come October. And Bruins fans can’t wait….. The post Bruins Beat: Torey Krug Talks About His Call Up For The 2013 Playoffs (VIDEO) appeared first on Boston Sports Then and Now.

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