David Krejci’s Return to Full Form Crucial to Boston Bruins’ Long-Term Success

November 9th, 2014 by Al Daniel Leave a reply »

The Boston Bruins schedule promises to grow more formidable in the coming weeks. So, too, must their top center, David Krejci.

As of Sunday evening, Krejci will have had 72 game-free hours to continue to recuperate from his second injury stint of 2014-15. That respite comes on the heels of an iffy individual performance Thursday night against the Edmonton Oilers.

As a team, the Bruins got away with that one player’s game of catch-up. They cannot, however, bank on many reruns. They cannot have such a key cog missing in any full or partial, literal or figurative sense for too long.

In a Sunday afternoon post by Caryn Switaj on the team’s website, head coach Claude Julien declared Krejci “day-to-day” for Monday’s home date with the New Jersey Devils. The Czech center sat out the team’s weekend practices, though if he plays Monday, sheer rest may be his best means of preparation.

If, on the other hand, he needs to miss one or two more games, that could serve him and the team better in advance of the heavyweight matchups on the horizon.

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