'Sneaky' Krejci Drives Bruins' Offense

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Not much is known about David Krejci outside Boston, and even in the hub of hockey, he is a bit of a mystery man. Krejci is the No. 1 centre and the No. 1 scorer on a Bruins team trying to deliver the club’s first Stanley Cup championship since 1972, and as such should be a far more celebrated personality than he is. But in a town that adores Tim Thomas, gushes over Zdeno Chara and loves the two players patrolling the wings on Krejci’s line – Nathan Horton and Milan Lucic – the smallish, quiet puck distributor tends to be overlooked.

But if the Bruins are going to make it interesting against the Vancouver Canucks in the 2011 Stanley Cup final, it will be because Krejci has taken on a leading role in the series, same as he has throughout the playoffs. Some...

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