Does David Krejci have a new right wing? It's entirely possible, according to Don Sweeney.
Sweeney addressed the media earlier this afternoon after acquiring Ondrej Kase from the Anaheim Ducks, and gave some insight into where he expects the Czech winger to play.
According to Sweeney, Kase projects to be either 2RW or 3RW, likely depending on what the Bruins do in terms of roster moves from here on out.
Krejci could finally find himself with a consistent right wing, and a fellow Czech at that. Or, Kase could ride with Charlie Coyle on the 3rd line, freeing up one of Karson Kuhlman, Danton Heinen, or Anders Bjork to move up.
Speaking of those 3, the writing is likely on the wall for one of them. With Kase in the fold at middle-6 wing, someone's going to be out of the lineup (if not traded).
Sweeney also noted that Kase, who has been dealing with flu-like symptoms, won't join the Bruins in Calgary or Vancouver. Instead, he'll meet the team in Boston, likely when they arrive back in town on Sunday morning.
As of right now, your projected forward group is something like:
Brad Marchand - Patrice Bergeron - David Pastrnak
Jake DeBrusk - David Krejci - Ondrej Kase
Anders Bjork - Charlie Coyle - Karson Kuhlman/Danton Heinen
Joakim Nordstrom - Sean Kuraly - Chris Wagner