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Marcus Kruger

26-Year-Old Center – Chicago Blackhawks

2016-17 NHL Stats

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

2015-16 was a season to forget for Kruger, as the 26-year-old center was limited to just 41 games due to a wrist injury he sustained on Dec. 17 in a matchup with the Oilers. The Swedish forward only managed to tally four assists over that span, making most of his impact on s...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 186   DOB: 5/27/1990   BORN: Stockholm, Sweden   DRAFTED: 5th Rd, #149 Overall in 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Marcus Kruger Contract Information:

Signed a three-year contract extension worth $9.25 million with Chicago in March 2016. The deal runs through the 2018-19 season.

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Marcus Kruger NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2010-11 20 NHL CHI 7 0 0 0 -4 4 7 0.0 0 0 11:58 0 0 0 0:11 4 2
2011-12 21 NHL CHI 71 9 17 26 11 22 89 10.1 1 0 15:24 0 3 3 1:39 26 36
2012-13 22 NHL CHI 47 4 9 13 3 24 50 8.0 2 0 14:10 0 2 2 0:26 12 29
2013-14 23 NHL CHI 81 8 20 28 6 36 96 8.3 2 0 13:52 0 0 0 0:08 22 70
2014-15 24 NHL CHI 81 7 10 17 -5 32 126 5.6 1 0 13:05 0 0 0 0:03 29 50
2015-16 25 NHL CHI 41 0 4 4 -5 24 50 0.0 0 0 13:31 0 0 0 0:05 25 31
2016-17 26 NHL CHI 65 4 11 15 6 34 77 5.2 0 0 13:52 0 0 0 0:05 25 55

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Marcus Kruger – Playing Time Overview

2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

13:52

Average Time On Ice

On average, Marcus Kruger was on the ice for 13:52.

0:05

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Marcus Kruger was on the ice for 0:05 during power plays.

2:10

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Marcus Kruger was on the ice for 2:10 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2014-15 13:05 0:03 2:53
2015-16 13:31 0:05 2:44
2016-17 13:52 0:05 2:10

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Marcus Kruger
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Mar 29 PIT@PIT 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 0 16:52 0:00
Mar 27 TAM@TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 16:55 0:21
Mar 25 FLA@FLA 0 0 0 -2 4 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 13:33 0:03
Mar 23 DAL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 13:27 0:00
Mar 21 VAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 10:20 0:11
Mar 19 COL 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 1 15:45 0:00
Mar 18 TOR@TOR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 15:43 0:00
Mar 16 OTT@OTT 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 13:25 0:00
Mar 14 MON@MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 14:25 0:00
Mar 12 MIN 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 11:58 0:00
Mar 10 DET@DET 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 12:45 0:00
Mar 9 ANA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 3 13:06 0:01
Mar 4 NAS@NAS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 12:42 0:00
Mar 3 NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 15:33 0:00
Mar 1 PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 10:32 0:00
Feb 26 STL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 9:53 0:11
Feb 23 ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 11:53 0:00
Feb 21 MIN@MIN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 11:20 0:00
Feb 19 BUF@BUF 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 10:18 0:29
Feb 18 EDM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 12:25 0:00
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Feb 11 EDM@EDM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 2 13:09 0:00
Feb 10 WPG@WPG 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 15:44 0:00
Feb 8 MIN@MIN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 3 15:38 0:00
Feb 4 DAL@DAL 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 14:54 0:37
Feb 2 ARI@ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 16:35 0:00
Jan 31 SAN@SAN Did Not Play
Jan 26 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 15:58 0:04
Jan 24 TAM Did Not Play
Jan 22 VAN Did Not Play
Jan 20 BOS@BOS Did Not Play
Jan 17 COL@COL Did Not Play
Jan 15 MIN Did Not Play
Jan 13 WAS@WAS Did Not Play
Jan 10 DET Did Not Play
Jan 8 NAS Did Not Play
Jan 6 CAR Did Not Play
Jan 5 BUF Did Not Play
Jan 2 STL@STL Did Not Play
Dec 30 CAR@CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 8:31 0:49
Dec 29 NAS@NAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 15:29 0:00
Dec 27 WPG 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 13:51 0:00
Dec 23 COL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:01 0:00
Dec 20 OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 3 14:58 0:00
Dec 18 SAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 14:13 0:00
Dec 17 STL@STL 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 1 16:01 0:00
Dec 15 NYI@NYI 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:48 0:00
Dec 13 NYR@NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 14:24 0:14
Dec 11 DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 16:57 0:00
Dec 9 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 17:42 0:00
Dec 6 ARI 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:04 0:08
Dec 4 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 15:41 0:13
Dec 3 PHI@PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 14:29 0:00
Dec 1 NJD 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 2 14:41 0:04
Nov 29 FLA 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 15:51 0:00
Nov 26 LOS@LOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 14:59 0:00
Nov 25 ANA@ANA 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 14:57 0:00
Nov 23 SAN@SAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 9:18 0:00
Nov 21 EDM@EDM 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 11:29 0:00
Nov 19 VAN@VAN 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 10:47 0:00
Nov 18 CGY@CGY 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 17:03 0:00
Nov 15 WPG@WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 8:48 0:00
Nov 13 MON 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 16:24 0:39
Nov 11 WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 1 16:14 0:07
Nov 9 STL@STL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 13:28 0:00
Nov 6 DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 15:41 0:00
Nov 5 DAL@DAL 0 1 1 1 6 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:49 0:39
Nov 3 COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 13:26 0:00
Nov 1 CGY 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 15:47 0:00
Oct 30 LOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:43 0:07
Oct 28 NJD@NJD 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 13:27 0:00
Oct 24 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 11:48 0:00
Oct 22 TOR 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 11:34 0:02
Oct 21 CLM@CLM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 9:31 0:00
Oct 18 PHI 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 12:59 0:16
Oct 15 NAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 13:08 0:00
Oct 14 NAS@NAS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 14:16 0:04
Oct 12 STL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 11:04 0:00

Marcus Kruger: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kruger (illness) will return for Thursday's road game against the Coyotes, Tracey Meyers of CSN Chicago reports.

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Kruger will not play Tuesday night in San Jose due to an illness, Tracey Myers of CSN Chicago reports.

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Kruger (upper body) was scratched from Tuesday night's lineup.

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The Blackhawks activated Kruger (upper body) off injured reserve Tuesday.

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Kruger (upper body) is making progress but is not quite ready to return to action just yet, ruling him out for Sunday's game against the Canucks, CSN Chicago reports.

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Kruger (upper body) has not progressed well from injury, and head coach Joel Quenneville suggested the center might miss more time than originally expected, Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Kruger (upper body) will begin skating Friday, Eric Lear of Blackhawks TV reports.

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Kruger will miss approximately three weeks with an upper-body injury, Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. He has been placed on injured reserve retroactive to Dec. 30.

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Kruger (undisclosed) will be week-to-week after sustaining an injury in Friday's game against the Hurricanes, Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Kruger left Friday's game in Carolina with an undisclosed injury and will not return.

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Kruger played a season-low 8:48 during Tuesday's loss to Winnipeg.

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Kruger (upper body) was able to practice Thursday and looks to be healthy for Sunday's World Cup opener against Team Russia, Dan Rosen of NHL.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2014-15

Kruger failed to lockdown the job of second-line pivot last season and he finished with eight goals and 20 assists. He was a beast in the faceoff circle, though, where he increased his winning percentage from 46.3 percent to 56.7 percent. He will toil in the Hawks' bottom six and deliver more value on the ice than in the fantasy arena.

2013-14

Kruger, who was mainly the Hawks' fourth-line center last season, "could" move up to the second line for this season. However, he could also remain on the fourth line. Nothing is guaranteed besides the opportunity and it's a stretch to think the Hawks will slide him between Marian Hossa and Patrick Sharp. Kruger has really carved out a niche on the penalty kill and he'll likely reprise that role in 2013-14. Unfortunately, that limits his potential output and his fantasy value, too.

2012-13

Kruger's first full season was pretty impressive -- nine goals and 17 assists in 71 games -- for a 21-year-old rookie center from overseas with just seven previous NHL games under his belt. This elite playmaker has a high hockey IQ and great two-way skills, and he should take another step in his progress this year.

2011-12

The 21-year-old Kruger had a cup of coffee with the Blackhawks, having skated in seven games during the 2010-11 regular season after coming over from the Swedish Elite League. He led the Djurgardens team in scoring, but did not record a point in the U.S. for his first tour of the NHL. He arrived in the states after Dave Bolland went down with an injury, and could see time as a center on one of the lower lines this season. Kruger started the 2011-12 season at Rockford of the AHL.

2010-11

The 20-year-old Kruger is expected to start the 2010-11 season in the minors. He was ranked second on Djurgardens IF of the Swedish Elite League with 31 points (11 goals, 20 assists) in 38 regular-season games in 2009-10 before adding 10 points (3 goals, 7 assists) in 16 playoff games.

2009-10

Kruger, 20, ranked second on Djurgardens IF of the Swedish Elite League with 31 points (11 goals, 20 assists) in 38 regular-season games in 2009-10 before adding 10 points (3 goals, 7 assists) in 16 playoff tilts. He was fifth round selection in the 2009 National Hockey League Entry Draft. Kruger finished as a finalist for the league’s rookie of the year award.