Phil Kessel and Milan Lucic have been getting all the press during the incredible start to the season for the Boston Bruins. While all the accolades these two young players have been well deserved – Kessel has a 16 game point streak going and Lucic is one of the most dominant power forwards in the league – one man on the Bruins’ roster has been making some noise that might steal away some of the fan and media attention.
David Krejci has been on an absolute tear in the past few weeks, and his hot play showed no sign of abating tonight. Krejci feasted on woeful Leafs defense and goaltending, potting a hat trick in an 8-5 Bruins win. All three goals were nice, but the second goal was absolutely spectacular. I’ve posted the video footage of all three goals here for you to check out: