Torey Krug was an emergency call-up early last week, the Bruins in the midst of a continuing multiple-car pileup in their defensive zone. Wade Redden was out. Andrew Ference was on crutches. Dennis Seidenberg, often paired with Zdeno Chara on the No. 1 shutdown pair, joined the brotherhood of the hobbled.
Thoughts of a second Stanley Cup in three seasons? Unreeling faster than the spools of medical tape in the trainer’s room.