Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 9/13/12

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 -- something that seems more and more likely each day. "It will be nice, but not at this time. I always thought I'd go back [to Czech] to end my career. I never thought it would be when I was 26 [years old]," Krejci told CSNNE.com. "A...

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