Expect growing pains, but maybe they can make it work?
A: Niko Mikkola obviously is very close on defense. Scott Perunovich, who is coming from college, should also be on the fast track on defense. But that's about it.
Now, Grzelcyk knows there’s an opportunity to take over on Boston’s top power play unit after Krug’s departure. Obviously, a big challenge. The power play is something that we rely on for a lot of our offense in order to have success throughout the season,” he told reporters Monday during a Zoom press conference.