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Torey Krug | Defenseman | #47

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (25) / 4/12/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 186
College: Michigan State University
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Torey Krug has extended his point streak to three games with a goal in Thursday's 2-1 shootout win over Carolina.
Krug is now up to two goals and 11 points in 24 games this season. Now through the first 265 games of his career, the talented blue liner has 32 goals and 136 points and a shooting percentage of 4.5%. I mention the latter because his newest goal brings his percentage up to 2.7% for the season. He should regress to the mean, but they may be few and far between. Dec 1 - 11:18 PM

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Torey Krug had two assists in a 3-2 shootout loss to Philadelphia on Tuesday night.

He picked up the primary helper on goals by Brad Marchand and David Krejci. Krug has compiled four assists in his last two outings. He has 10 points in 23 games, but remains stuck on one goal.
Nov 30 - 9:39 AM

Torey Krug collected a pair of helpers during Sunday's 4-1 win over the Lightning.

The offensive defender now has seven helpers and eight points in 22 games this season. Krug also collected seven PIMs in the game, including five for fight Nikita Kucherov.
Nov 27 - 5:09 PM

Torey Krug posted a game-high five shots on goal Thursday night against Ottawa.

However, he is still stuck on one goal despite 62 total shots. Krug also had a minus-2 rating in Boston's 3-1 loss to the Senators.
Nov 25 - 7:31 AM

Torey Krug got his first goal of the season in his 14th game.

The offensive defender has piled up 47 shots this year, so it was only a matter of time before he got a goal. Krug has registered all three of his points in the last five games.
Nov 11 - 7:28 AM

Torey Krug earned his second assist in three games Monday night.

Both of his helpers have come on power play situations for the Bruins. Krug didn't have a point in his first nine games of the season.
Nov 8 - 9:26 AM

Torey Krug feels like he is getting closer to getting back on track.

"It's frustrating because you want to be in midseason form already, and that's not the case," Krug said. "I'm not where I want to be, but I'm really close. I can feel it. There were parts of [Wednesday's] game against the Rangers where I felt like my old self, grabbing the puck, skating with it, wheeling, even joining the rush at times. The first six games, I don't think I joined the rush once because I was so tired from breaking the puck out every shift. It's coming back. It's a natural progression." He is still looking for his first point of the season after coming back from off-season shoulder surgery.
Oct 31 - 9:26 AM

It appears that Torey Krug is still trying to find his game after off-season shoulder surgery.

Krug has yet to register a point and is minus two over the Bruins' first five games. He is also being beaten to pucks in the defensive zone and hasn't been able to get his shots through during the Boston power play. Krug is not using his shoulder injury recovery as an excuse, though. "There's no consistency in my game for whatever reason. I've gotta make sure I'm working to get better, so that my teammates can count on me every single shift," said Krug. "It’s not there right now, and I’ll take the blame for that. I’ve just got to work through it." We expect Krug to turn it around eventually.
Oct 23 - 8:37 AM

Torey Krug made his preseason debut on Tuesday and practiced on Wednesday.

"The shoulder feels good, so no complaints at all," Krug said. He had off-season surgery and is on the right track to be ready for the start of the 2016-17 campaign.
Oct 6 - 7:27 AM

Torey Krug is expected to be ready for the start of the regular season.

Coach Claude Julien thinks that Krug will see some preseason playing time before the start of the year. Krug has been limited at training camp after recovering from off-season shoulder surgery.
Oct 4 - 9:08 AM

Torey Krug is expected to be held out of contact drills on Friday after he underwent shoulder surgery back in Many.

He may not participate in scrimmages either, but he will be on the ice with his teammates. Krug is excited to play Boston's new uptempo style for the 2016-17 season. "[Julien] doesn't mean skating up and down the ice, because in the NHL, guys get up and down the ice in relatively similar speed, but he is talking about pace of the puck and movement as a five-man unit," said the mobile defender. "We can definitely move the puck better and hopefully our transition game will benefit from it. Faster thinking, faster execution, and your team seems faster in that regard."
Sep 23 - 7:28 AM

Torey Krug, speaking about his shoulder, said he feels great.

Krug underwent shoulder surgery back in May and he was initially projected to need about six months to recover. That would suggest that he won't be ready for the start of the regular season, though he did specify that his target is to participate in the opener.
Jun 30 - 5:27 PM

The Boston Bruins have signed Torey Krug to a four-year, $21 million contract.

Krug was about to become a restricted free agent with arbitration rights. He was coming off of a $3.4 million deal for 2015-16. After he recorded between 39 and 44 points in each of his last three seasons, this seems like a solid deal for Krug.
Jun 30 - 2:41 PM

Torey Krug received a qualifying offer from Boston on Monday.

He is expected to get a boost in salary either through negotiation or arbitration from the $3.4 million he made in 2015-16. Boston also tendered qualifying offers to Colin Miller, Joe Morrow, Chris Casto, Brian Ferlin, and Alexander Khokhlachev.
Jun 28 - 8:55 AM

Torey Krug has had successful surgery on his right shoulder.

He is projected to require six months of recovery time. There's a chance that Krug won't be available for the start of next season, but we will keep you posted on his status.
May 3 - 2:34 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Patrice Bergeron
2David Krejci
3David Backes
4Ryan Spooner
5Austin Czarnik
6Dominic Moore
7Tim Schaller
LW1Brad Marchand
2Matt Beleskey
3Anton Blidh
4Frank Vatrano
RW1David Pastrnak
2Jimmy Hayes
3Riley Nash
4Brian Ferlin
D1Torey Krug
2Zdeno Chara
3Adam McQuaid
4Brandon Carlo
5John-Michael Liles
6Kevan Miller
7Colin Miller
8Tommy Cross
9Joe Morrow
G1Tuukka Rask
2Anton Khudobin