Torey Krug

Torey Krug ( born April 12, 1991 Livonia, Michigan ) is an American professional ice hockey player. The defender stands since 2012 with the Boston Bruins under contract and was not selected through the NHL Entry Draft. Until then, he played for the team from Michigan State University in the CCHA.



Torey Krug played in his youth in the 21 km from his hometown of Detroit Livonia away at Belle Tire. From there he moved in 2008 to Indiana Ice in the United States Hockey League, where he at the same time the Cathedral High School visited. In his first and only season he won with his team the play-offs directly to the Clark Cup. Already in the regular season led to the pitcher defender statistics with 37 templates and a total of 47 points and held this position with six assists and seven points in the play- offs. Following the 2008/ 09 season, he went to Michigan State University to now for the team to be on the ice the Spartans. Once again he led the statistics of all Freshmen defenders in the category points and was a rookie in the team of the Central Collegiate Hockey All Association ( CCHA ) is selected. Already in the second season in at Michigan State, he led the team to an elected captain and reached 28 points in 38 games. In addition, he was elected team in the All- CCHA First and received the award of the All- CCHA Best Offensive Defenseman and the internal team MVP. With the team he won the 2011 league championship. The following year, his last in Michigan, he won the next two CCHA awards last year also the CCHA Player of the Year Award. The statistics it led to the end of the regular season along with TJ Tynan with 29 points and was thus only the fifth player from Michigan State (previously inter alia Lou Nanne and Mike Crowley) and the first defender to have managed.

Boston Bruins

On March 25, 2012 signed a pitcher Entry Level Contract with the Boston Bruins. Although he trained initially in the squad of the AHL farm team Providence Bruins, but was already a week later nominated for the game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, as with Adam McQuaid precipitation of a -budgetary defender. Even two days later, in a 3-1 victory against the Ottawa Senators, pitcher standing on the ice and gave his first assist of the NHL. In the subsequent play-offs pitcher no longer played; Boston had already failed in the first round with 3:4 to the Washington Capitals.

The regular season 2012/13 he spent almost exclusively with the Providence Bruins. In the first half of the season pitcher prevented a lengthy ankle injury at convincing performances; only after a few weeks break, he was back in 2013 to fully recover from mid-January and was so still 45 points in 63 games in the AHL. In the NHL, he only came to an insert in the regular season, where he again managed one assist. After 2012/13 seemed already finished for injured pitcher from the NHL squad with Dennis Seidenberg, Wade Redden and Andrew Ference three -budgetary defender, so jar was re-nominated for the Conference semi-final play-off against the New York Rangers. As a result, he met in the five games against the Rangers four times, making him the first rookie defenseman in the NHL history, the reach four goals in the first five play-off games of career. He was also so after Andy Delmore the second rookie defenseman, who scored four goals in a play-off series. Krug came to a total of 15 play-off inserts and reached with the team the Stanley Cup final, but where you failed at the Chicago Blackhawks with 2:4.

In the 2013/14 season pitcher is an integral part of the NHL squad and shot on October 5, 2013 game against the Detroit Red Wings his first NHL goal of the regular season.

Awards and achievements

  • 2009/10 All- CCHA Rookie Team
  • 2010/11 All- CCHA First Team
  • 2010/11 All- CCHA Best Offensive Defenseman
  • 2011/12 All- CCHA First Team
  • 2011/12 All- CCHA Best Offensive Defenseman
  • 2011/12 CCHA Player of the Year

Career Stats

As of the end of the 2012/13 season

( Key to Career statistics: Sp or GP = Games Played, T or G = goals scored, V or A = achieved assists; Pts or Pts = scored points scorer, SM or PIM = received penalty minutes, / - = Plus / Minus balance sheet; PP = scored majority gates; SH = scored shorthanded goals, GW = achieved victory gates; Play-downs/Relegation 1 )