Originally posted on BruinsLife  |  Last updated 2/23/12
It is no surprise the Bruins struggles over the last month coincided with the Nathan Horton injury, which in turn effected the play of David Krejci. At one point Claude Julien moved Krecji down to the third line in an attempt to motivate the creative center man. Last night against a very good and physical Blues team, Krejci was moved to the right wing and Chris Kelly was inserted as his center man. The move by Coach Julien was a good one, mixing the creative offensive play of Krejci with some hard nosed grinding by Chris Kelly and Milan Lucic. One might look and see that Krejci had zero points in the Bruins impressive 4-2  road victory but it was not his point production that impressed. He finished plus 2 and he was extremely physical the entire game.  After all, it was his green light hit on an unsuspecting Blues defense man, Kris Russell, that led to the Lucic goal and gave the B's a 2-0 lead early. As the Blues D man turned to move the puck he was lambasted by Krecji, as a result...
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