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Marcus Kruger changes number back to No. 16 so Jordin Tootoo can have No. 22

Kruger will wear No. 16 once again. Marcus Kruger will hit the ice in the fall with No. 16 for the Chicago Blackhawks. Kruger changed numbers mid-season to accommodate Andrew Ladd, switching from No. 16 to No. 22. Ladd previously wore No. 16 his entire career, including during his three-year stint in Chicago from 2007-10. The 25-year-old Swedish forward had wore the number his...
Via Second City Hockey
9 days ago

Blackhawks activate F Marcus Kruger from injured reserve

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Blackhawks have activated forward Marcus Kruger from injured reserve. Kruger had surgery to repair a dislocated left wrist on Dec. 18. He has just one assist and 20 penalty minutes in 33 games this season, but is a key part of Chicago's penalty-kill unit. The Blackhawks announced the move Friday. They visit Calgary on Saturday night.
Via Associated Press
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

F Marcus Kruger agrees to contract extension with Blackhawks

CHICAGO (AP) Injured forward Marcus Kruger has agreed to a $9.25 million, three-year contract extension with the Chicago Blackhawks that runs through the 2018-19 season. The 25-year-old Kruger had left wrist surgery in December, but is expected to return before the start of the playoffs. He will make $3,475,000 in each of the next two years, and $2.3 million in the final season...
Via Associated Press
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks lose F Kruger for 4 months to injury

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Blackhawks will be without forward Marcus Kruger for the next four months after surgery to repair a dislocated left wrist. Team Dr. Michael Terry said Friday that the surgery went well and Kruger should be able to resume ''hockey activities in approximately four months.'' Kruger left Thursday night's home win against Edmonton with the injury with about...
Via Associated Press
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Kruger Out 4 Months

The Blackhawks announced on Friday that center Marcus Kruger had successful surgery to repair a dislocation of his left wrist. The statement indicated Kruger will return to hockey activities in approximately four months. Kruger, 25, was injured during Thursday night’s 4-0 win against Edmonton. One of the team’s top penalty killers, Kruger has excelled while short-handed and...
Via Committed Indians
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks, Marcus Kruger Still Working

Sunday brought an important deadline for restricted free agents across the NHL, and 23 players elected Salary Arbitration. None of those 23 was a member of the Blackhawks. The next deadline of note for restricted free agents comes at 5:00 PM ET on Monday, the cutoff for club-elected arbitration. Arbitration hearings take place between July […] The post Blackhawks, Marcus Kruger...
Via Committed Indians
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The Chicago Blackhawks outlast the Anaheim Ducks in Game 2

First off, I want to apologize to my entire neighborhood. My yelling and screaming throughout all three overtime periods was loud enough to wake up a bear in hibernation. After about 110 minutes of scoreless hockey for the Chicago Blackhawks, Marcus Kruger found the back of the net to give the Hawks a 3-2 victory in triple OT in an instant classic of Game 2 of the Western Conference...
Via isportsweb.com
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Kruger’s 3OT Goal Lifts Blackhawks Past Ducks In Game 2 (Video)

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Blackhawks tried just about everything to get a puck past Frederik Andersen while Game 2 of the Western Conference finals wound through three overtime periods and deep into the night, eventually becoming the longest game in Chicago’s 89-year history. Andrew Shaw even headed the puck into the net — which was amazing, but illegal. GIF: Another look at Shaw’s...
Via NESN.com
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Kruger New Blackhawks 2nd Line Center

As Marcus Kruger moves to the second line for the Chicago Blackhawks, fears about his production may be deceiving. Through the season’s first 46 games, Kruger is tied with Niklas Hjalmarsson for 10th on the Blackhawks with 18 points. One … Continue reading →The post Marcus Kruger New Blackhawks 2nd Line Center appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The Evolution of Marcus Kruger

This year, the Blackhawks have enjoyed a strong start to their Stanley Cup defense. One of the keys to their strong start has been Marcus Kruger, who has continued to improve in every part of his game. In 29 games, … Continue reading →The post The Evolution of Marcus Kruger appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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