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Torey Krug
Torey Krug
Defenseman  - BOS
(TOHR-ee KROOG)
Number: 47
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 181
Shoots: Left
Born: Apr 12, 1991  (Age 23)
Birthplace: Livonia, MI, United States
Hometown: Livonia, Michigan
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Acquired: Signed by Boston as a free agent, Mar. 25, 2012.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

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.

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

ETC: Full name, Torey Steven Krug ... Nicknames, Kruger, T.K., Freddy ... He and his wife Melanie were married this past summer ... 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 ... Twitter, @ToreyKrug.

CONTRACT STATUS: Is in year three of a three-year entry level contract.

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

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