They started out nearly unstoppable in the Stanley Cup playoffs, a first line worthy of the title. David Krejci seemed to score at will, with linemates Nathan Horton and Milan Lucic not far behind. Krejci raced to the top of the playoff points list.
And then the line was put on hold.
In the last three games of the Stanley Cup Final, the trio has combined to produce one goal. It had nothing in Game 2 and Game 3.
“I think we had some strong games in Chicago, but didn’t play like we wanted to the last two games at home,” Krejci said. “We just played so-so. But we have more to offer than we did the last two games. We’ll try to be better.” Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.