David Krejci is a Czech professional ice hockey player who has played in the National Hockey League (NHL) since 2006. He was born on April 28, 1986, in Sternberk, Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic).
Krejci was drafted by the Boston Bruins in the second round of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, and he has played his entire NHL career with the Bruins. He is a skilled center who is known for his playmaking ability and his strong two-way game. He has been a key player for the Bruins, helping the team win the Stanley Cup in 2011 and reach the Stanley Cup Final in 2013 and 2019.
In addition to his success in the NHL, Krejci has also represented the Czech Republic in international competition, including the Olympics and the World Championships.
David Krejci of the Bruins has a severe black eye from self-sabotage
David Krejci, a centre for the Boston Bruins, is a tough hockey player, if that wasn’t already obvious.
One day after colliding with Klim Kostin in a victory over the Edmonton Oilers and taking his own stick to the eye, Krejci was sporting a nasty shiner ahead of Boston’s game against the Calgary Flames.
Not only Krejci, but Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand are also making adjustments while dealing with facial and ankle ailments, respectively.
Those are “flesh wounds,” as Bruins head coach Jim Montgomery stated before the game.
Krejci has had a busy year, celebrating his 1,000th career game, coming back to the Bruins after a year away, and having his own stick alter his face.