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Bruins' top pivot David Krejci is finally rounding into form after a slow start

Updated: November 12, 2011, 3:19 PM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- After playing a major role in the Boston Bruins' run to their first Stanley Cup in 39 years with 23 points in 25 games in the 2011 playoffs, David Krejci came into this season determined to prove that stretch wasn't just a hot streak. He felt ready to cement his standing as the Bruins' No. 1 center and alleviate the loss of the team's top pivot up until last season, Marc Savard.

And with Savard facing possible retirement due to post-concussion syndrome, Krejci knew this season ...

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