Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
Torey Krug
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 5' 9"
BIRTHDATE: 04/12/1991
AGE: 25
DRAFTED: undrafted
CCHA All-Rookie Team (2010) CCHA First All-Star Team (2011, 2012) CCHA Player of the Year (2012) NCAA West First All-American Team (2012) NHL All-Rookie Team (2014) Signed as a free agent by Boston, March 25, 2012.


Has a 1/6 record in NHL shootouts.

2014-15: Recorded a career season-high in assists with 27 ... Had four multiple-point games with his season-high a 1-2=3 effort Oct. 21 vs. San Jose which tied his previous career-high for assists and points in a game ... Had a career-best five-game assist streak from Jan. 7-15 (0-7=7 totals) which matched his previous career-best point streak, and had points in three straight games on five other occasions ... Played his 100th NHL game Nov. 22 vs. Montreal and had his first NHL fight in that game vs. Alex Galchenyuk ... Missed four games with a broken finger, which were the first games missed due to injury in his NHL career.

2013-14: Played his first full NHL season with career season-highs in goals, points and games played ... Became just the fifth rookie defenseman in team history to score ten-or-more goals in a season and finished with the third-highest such total with 14 (Ray Bourque, 17 in 1979-80; Greg Hawgood, 16 in 1988-89) ... Finished fourth in the NHL's rookie scoring race and led all rookie defensemen ... Led all NHL rookies in power play assists (13) and points (19) while tying for second in power play goals (6) ... Had six multiple-point games with his season-high a 2-1=3 effort on Jan. 4 vs. Winnipeg ... Had a five-game point streak from Nov. 5-14 (2-3=5 totals) ... Scored the overtime goal on Nov. 25 vs. Pittsburgh, becoming the first rookie defenseman in club history to score in the extra session ... Scored his first NHL regular season goal on Oct. 5 vs. Detroit ... Did not dress (coach's decision) for three games ... Led the team in post-season scoring with 2-8=10 totals in 12 games played ... Had two multiple-point games with two-assist efforts each Apr. 20 vs. Detroit and Apr. 26 vs. the Red Wings ... Had a five-game playoff point streak from Apr. 24-May 6 (2-4=6 totals).

2012-13: Spent most of the season in Providence/AHL and led Providence defensemen and was fifth overall in that team's scoring race with 13-32=45 totals and 37 PIM in 63 AHL games ... Recalled once during the regular season to Boston (Mar. 27-29) and played his lone Boston game on Mar. 27 vs. Montreal with an assist in that contest ... Played his first NHL playoff game on May 16 vs. NY Rangers and scored his first NHL playoff goal in that game ... Recorded his first NHL playoff assist on May 19 vs. NY Rangers ... Scored goals in each of his first two playoff games, becoming the fourth Bruin in club history to do so ... Had one multiple-point playoff game, a 1-1=2 effort on May 19 vs. NY Rangers ... Had points in consecutive playoff games twice, May 16-19 (2-1=3 totals) and May 23-25 (2-0=2 totals).

2011-12: Signed with the Bruins on Mar. 25 at the conclusion of his junior season in college, foregoing his senior season eligibility ... Played his first NHL game Apr. 3 vs. Pittsburgh and recorded his first NHL point with an assist Apr. 5 in Ottawa ... Did not dress for six games (coach's decision).

COLLEGE: Played three seasons at Michigan State University, serving as a captain in both his sophomore and junior seasons ... Had 26-57=83 totals with 177 penalty minutes in 114 career college games ... Was named to the CCHA All-Rookie Team in 2009-10 and earned CCHA First Team All-Star berths in both 2010-11 and 2011-12 ... Named the CCHA Player of the Year in 2011-12, was an NCAA West First Team All-American and a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award as the nation's top college player as well ... Had college career-highs in all categories in 2011-12 with 12-22=34 totals and was the first defenseman since 1986-87 to lead the CCHA in scoring, as he shared the title with Notre Dame's T.J. Tynan.

INTERNATIONAL: Won a Bronze medal with Team USA at the 2015 World Championships (2-3=5 totals in 10 games, leading team defensemen).

AWARDS: NHL All-Rookie Team (2013-14)

TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Boston as a free agent, Mar. 25, 2012.

ETC.: Full name, Torey Steven Krug ... Nicknames, Kruger, T.K., Freddy ... Wife Melanie ... Was the tenth player in Bruins history to score a playoff goal before scoring a regular season tally when he netted his first in the 2013 post-season and was the second to do so in those playoffs (Matt Bartkowski) ... Was the first rookie defenseman in NHL history to score four goals in his first five post-season games ... Is the only rookie defenseman in team history to score an overtime goal ... Twitter, @ToreyKrug.

CONTRACT STATUS: Is in year one of a one-year contract with an NHL cap figure of $3,400,000.

Game - Apr. 3, 2012 vs. Pittsburgh
Goal - May 16, 2013 vs. NY Rangers (playoffs)
Assist/Point - Apr. 5, 2012 at Ottawa