dangolka (CBS) — In the course of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the locker room is a little bit of a sacred place for NHL groups. It’s the place bonds are strengthened to factors by no means earlier than seen, as groups develop deeper and deeper into the postseason.
It’s additionally not all the time a spot with language at PG-13 ranges or under, however thankfully, the Bruins saved their mouths clear lengthy sufficient to supply some primo behind-the-scenes footage from their postgame scene after profitable their first-round collection on Wednesday night time.
The video — posted on Twitter by the NHL — exhibits Jake DeBrusk delivering a postgame speech. Presumably, DeBrusk was chosen by a teammate because the participant of the sport for his two-goal effort in Sport 4. And right here after Sport 5, he needed to do the identical for one more teammate.
“Technique to shut it out, boys. Unbelievable collection. Nice job, males,” DeBrusk mentioned.
DeBrusk was tempted to provide the honour to Patrice Bergeron, for apparent causes, however in the end selected the Bruins’ different high heart.
“Bergy, you’re a god,” DeBrusk mentioned. “However I’ve to go together with … Playoff Krech.”
The group then whooped and hollered as Krejci rose from his locker stall to smack a sticker on the Bruins’ win chart. It was their fourth victory of the postseason and thus, their fourth sticker on the poster. The crew is clearly hoping to fill out all 16, after coming only one victory shy of finishing the job a 12 months in the past.
The @NHLBruins have been hyped to advance to the Second Spherical…
However David Krejci couldn't fairly determine the victory sticker. #StanleyCup pic.twitter.com/5PgcMzOAUq
— NHL (@NHL) August 21, 2020
If the Bruins do hope to finish that mission, then hopefully for his or her sake, Krejci will learn to peel a sticker. However so long as he continues to provide at his present tempo (he has three targets and 6 assists in his final six video games), the crew in all probability gained’t thoughts ready a couple of additional seconds for that dramatic second within the locker room.