BostonBruins.com - You get the sense that Torey Krug doesn’t just welcome challenges.
He’s the guy, halfway up Mount Everest, with his oxygen depleting at 27,000 feet, would somehow power his way to the top, never accepting anything less, while making sure his team of climbers also made it through the often deadly journey.
"Ice in his veins." That’s the way Bruins Head Coach Claude Julien had described him during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, when he weaved his skates through the slot, and dazzled with a laser shot that connected on four goals in his first five NHL postseason games.
His high level of confidence is what’s given him the edge he’s needed to make it to this level of the game. There are only two other 5-foot-9 blueliners currently on NHL rosters and one who is listed at 5-foot-8. Most league blueliners pass the 6’0” threshold.
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