David Krejci

David Krejci

About David Krejci

David Krej (born April 28, 1986 in ternberk, Moravia, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech professional ice hockey center currently playing for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL). David Krej was the Boston Bruins' first pick in the second round of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft (63rd overall) He was drafted out of Czech junior leagues, having played for HC Kladno. Following his selection, he moved to North America to play major junior hockey in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) for the Gatineau Olympiques for two seasons. Krej turned pro in 2006-07, playing for the Bruins' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Providence Bruins. He played in his first NHL game on January 30, 2007 in a 71 loss against the Buffalo Sabres, but suffered a concussion from Buffalo's Adam Mair during his third shift. He recorded just 2:07 minutes of ice time.

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