By SI Wire
February 23, 2015

Boston Bruins center David Krejci will miss four to six weeks with a partially torn MCL, the team announced Monday.

Krejci was injured in Friday's game against the St. Louis Blues when he collided with Alexander Steen. He did not play in Sunday's 6-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks

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Injuries have limited Krejci to 38 games this season, and the Bruins are 9-9-3 when he does not play, according to The Boston Globe

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Krejci has missed 21 games this season, after missing just 16 in the previous six seasons. He led the team in points and assists last season. 

The Bruins currently hold the Eastern Conference's second Wild Card spot, three points ahead of the Florida Panthers and four in front of the Philadelphia Flyers. There are seven weeks remaining in the NHL's regular season.

 

- Dan Gartland

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