Krejci driven by the other miracle on ice

Czechs' 1998 Olympic upset of Canada and Russia made lasting impact on B's star

Updated: February 16, 2010, 1:12 PM ET
By Matt Kalman | ESPNBoston.com

He was 11 years old when the Czech Republic, backed by future Hall of Fame goaltender Dominik Hasek, upset both Canada and Russia to the win the gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.

And Bruins center David Krejci, who this week is in Vancouver to compete in his first Olympics, still remembers the day his homeland upset Canada in a shootout in the semifinals. Krejci and about 500 of his classmates packed a large room in the school to watch on television. School was put ...

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