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Marcus Kruger To Make Preseason Debut

With his new contract signed and visa issues in the past, Marcus Kruger is expected to make his preseason debut in St. Louis on Thursday night. Kruger will lead a Hawks roster loaded with players still fighting for the remaining roster spots. Veterans Andrew Desjardins, Bryan Bickell and Andrew Shaw will be joined by Marko […] The post Marcus Kruger To Make Preseason Debut appeared...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Visa issue delays Kruger's path to Blackhawks' training camp

The Chicago Blackhawks will be without forward Marcus Kruger for a few days.No, Kruger is not nursing an undisclosed injury heading into the team's training camp, which began on Friday in South Bend, Ind. Rather, the 25-year-old Swede is dealing with a visa issue and is expected to arrive early next week, agent J.P. Barry told Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune.Signed to a one-year...
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September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes acquire Versteeg from the Blackhawks

The Carolina Hurricanes announced today the club has acquired forwards Kris Versteeg, Joakim Nordstrom and a third-round pick (in 2017) in exchange for defensemen Dennis Robertson, Jake Massie and a fifth-round pick (in 2017). Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis discussed the deal with the Carolina Hurricanes official website. Kris is a skilled forward who has won a...
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September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Kruger, Oduya bring Stanley Cup to Sweden

Chicago Blackhawks restricted free-agent forward Marcus Kruger joined former teammate Johnny Oduya by celebrating with the Stanley Cup in their native Sweden on Tuesday.The Stockholm natives brought the cherished chalice to a children's hospital before meeting fans at a soccer stadium.Kruger informed the team last month that he would prefer a long-term contract extension, with his...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Agent: Kruger will be patient with Blackhawks

Fourth-line center Marcus Kruger is willing to play the waiting game while the Chicago Blackhawks clear space under the salary cap."We will be patient," Kruger's agent, J.P. Barry, told the Chicago Tribune in an email as the Blackhawks crunch the numbers of their salary situation. Barry also informed the newspaper that the restricted free agent "will have no choice later in August...
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July 28, 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...
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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...
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...
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.
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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.
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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