David Krejci announced Friday he is leaving the Boston Bruins to play in his native Czech Republic.
It's the end to a remarkable 15-year career in Boston that includes so many memorable moments, highlighted by three trips to the Stanley Cup Final and one championship in 2011.
Reaction to Krejci's decision from teammates past and present is beginning to pour in.
One of the first to acknowledge the news was former Bruins defenseman Torey Krug, who played seven full seasons with Krejci from 2013-14 through 2019-20.
Bruins captain Patrice Bergeron also shared his thoughts on Krejci's decision, via Steve Conroy of The Boston Herald: