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In the 2011 playoffs, David Krejci showed his world-class ability while leading the Bruins in scoring, en route to the team’s first Stanley Cup Championship since 1971-72. So far, in the 2013 playoffs, Krejci is once again lighting the lamp at an impressive pace and leading the Bruins on their quest to return to the pinnacle of the NHL. After what many termed a bit of a slow regular season where he recorded 10 goals and 23 assists for 33 points in 47 games, the Czech Republic native has once again found his groove in the post-season and is piling up points, as the Bruins battle the Rangers for a chance to move on to the Eastern Conference Finals. His 16 points leads all players so far in the playoffs, a number that includes 5 goals and 11 assists. With a veteran laden lineup and physical style that seems tailor-made for the playoffs, the Bruins are a force to be reckoned with. Krejci is performing at the top of his game and is leading the Bruins in offensive production, which has fans in Boston are excited about their prospects for a long playoff run.
- Krejci is cementing his place as one of the top playoff performers in the game today, as he is leading the post-season in scoring again in 2013, with 5 goals and 11 assists for 16 points while currently on a three-game point streak heading into Game 3 against the Rangers
- Also led the Bruins in scoring in 2011 postseason when they captured the Stanley Cup
- Born in Sternberk, Czech. (CZE) on April 28, 1986
- Drafted by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round, 63rd overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft
- Won the Stanley Cup with the Bruins in 2011 and also captured a bronze medal with the Czech Republic at the World Championships in 2012
- Played for the Czech Republic in the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver