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Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug delivered the most memorable play from Game 1 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final when he demolished St. Louis Blues forward Robert Thomas with a huge hit in the third period.

The hit came after Krug got tangled up at the other end of the ice with Blues forward David Perron, who took off the B's blueliner's helmet during the exchange. The hit would've made highlight reels regardless if Krug was helmetless or not, but the sight of his slick hair certainly made for a better photo.

Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy, during his postgame talk to the team after its 4-2 win in Game 1, couldn't resist complimenting Krug for his toughness and tremendous hair.

Check out the compliment in the video below:

You might remember Cassidy also called Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk "a sexy, tough son of a [expletive]" earlier in the playoffs.

The Bruins were all smiles after Game 1, and they'll aim to keep the momentum of their eight-game playoff win streak going Wednesday night in Game 2 at TD Garden.

Krug reacts to his massive hit on Thomas>>>

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