Latest David Krejci News

Rask needs hip surgery, wants to return to Bruins in 2022

Jun. 11, 2021 19:52 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask will have surgery to repair a previously undisclosed torn labrum in his hip, he said Friday, two days after the team was eliminated from the playoffs by the New York Islanders. Rask, who is eligible to become a free agent,...

Rask, Krejci exits would shrivel Bruins Cup-winning core

Jun. 10, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A year after letting 6-foot-9 defenseman Zdeno Chara leave, the Bruins face another potential departure that looms almost as large. Goalie Tuukka Rask, the 2014 Vezina Trophy winner and the Original Six franchise’s career leader in games and wins, is...

Islanders win 5-4 to take 3-2 lead in series over Bruins

Jun. 07, 2021 22:25 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — With five minutes left and his New York Islanders bleeding away their three-goal lead, coach Barry Trotz called a timeout and told his players to breathe. “He just calmed everyone down," said forward Josh Bailey, who had a goal and an assist in the 5-4...

Pastrnak's open-net miss a bad sign for Bruins coach Cassidy

Jun. 06, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy, like just about everyone rooting for Boston, watched Patrice Bergeron coasting toward the net and pictured the potential go-ahead goal. “You’re thinking, ‘Shoot it! Shoot it!’” Cassidy said on Sunday, a day after the...

Barzal scores late, Islanders beat Bruins 4-1 in Game 4

Jun. 05, 2021 23:24 PM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Mathew Barzal was at the right place at the right time for the New York Islanders. Barzal scored the tiebreaking goal late in the third period and the Islanders beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 on Saturday night to even the second-round playoff series...

Marchand scores in OT, Bruins beat Islanders 2-1 in Game 3

Jun. 03, 2021 23:33 PM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brad Marchand knew he didn't have a great angle on his shot in overtime. He just fired the puck at the net and it got past Islanders goalie Semyon Varlamov. Marchand scored 3:36 into overtime and the Boston Bruins beat New York 2-1 Thursday night...

Pastrnak has hat trick as Bruins blast Islanders 5-2

May. 30, 2021 00:29 AM EDT

A six-day layoff in between games did nothing to slow the Boston Bruins and David Pastrnak. Pastrnak got his second career playoff hat trick and the Bruins opened the second round of the playoffs with a 5-2 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday night. ...

Hall of a trade: Deadline acquisitions are difference-makers

May. 28, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

Just when the New York Islanders got finished with Jeff Carter lighting it up against them with Pittsburgh, they face another significant trade deadline pickup in Taylor Hall and the Boston Bruins. The Islanders might not even be in the second round if not for a trade to...

Capitals and Bruins have bad blood, friendly familiarity

May. 14, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

Tom Wilson has faced the Boston Bruins a few times since drilling Brandon Carlo with a hit that drew a seven-game suspension. Game 1 of the Bruins' first-round playoff series against the Capitals on Saturday night in Washington is Carlo's first game back on the ice...

Hall scores 2, Bruins beat Islanders to clinch 3rd in East

May. 10, 2021 22:42 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Taylor Hall scored his second goal of the game 2:53 into overtime and the Boston Bruins beat the New York Islanders in their home finale on Monday night to clinch third place in the East Division. Brad Marchand also scored for Boston, which will face...