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Video: Torey Krug makes a little history

May 25, 2013, 8:54 PM EDT

Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug has enjoyed a red-hot start to his NHL postseason career. If that statement isn’t dramatic enough, try this on for size: he’s done something that no other blueliner has ever done in the postseason. Not even Bobby Orr.

According to the NBC SN telecast (and countless others), the 22-year-old became the first defenseman to score four goals in his first five playoff games after finding the net with this howling slapper in Game 5 against the New York Rangers:

He won’t connect on 25 percent of his shots forever, yet that velocity indicates it might not all be a fluke.

  1. tycobbfromfangraphs - May 25, 2013 at 8:58 PM

    Kontos , Kreider, Krug

  2. sjsharks66 - May 25, 2013 at 9:05 PM

    This kid is AMAZING. I really enjoy watching him play. Hope he can keep it up. Excited to see what he does in a full season.

    • alwaysgame7 - May 25, 2013 at 9:06 PM

      +1

      If the Bruins don’t bring the kid up full time next year there will be riots in Boston

  3. biffnasty - May 25, 2013 at 9:07 PM

    did he get a bj from the announcers yet?

    • alwaysgame7 - May 25, 2013 at 9:09 PM

      Watching MSG postgame and the MSG guys certainly did oddly enough…

  4. bensawesomeness - May 25, 2013 at 9:26 PM

    GO GREEN
    make us proud, kid

  5. hockinj25 - May 25, 2013 at 10:46 PM

    He might be the next Brian Rafalski. The similarities are there. Both from metro-detroit, undrafted, and undersized but with a solid offensive game.

  6. ironmike778 - May 26, 2013 at 6:33 AM

    Tell me again how this kid went undrafted….????

    • jpelle82 - May 26, 2013 at 9:53 AM

      because he is a midget

  7. jacketsfan7 - May 26, 2013 at 8:56 AM

    This kid is great , looks like we ( Pittsburgh ) have to look out for this guy

  8. jpelle82 - May 26, 2013 at 9:55 AM

    funny the headline says “little” history

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