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Marcus Kruger

25-Year-Old Center – Chicago Blackhawks

2015-16 NHL Stats

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2015-16 NHL Projections

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2015-16 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

There was no outlook written for Marcus Kruger in 2015-16. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

STATUS:  Injured Reserve    INJURY:  Wrist    EST. RETURN:  4/19/2016
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 one-year, $1.5 million contract with the Blackhawks in September 2015.

December 28, 2015  –  Marcus Kruger News

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Kruger (wrist) was placed on injured reserve Monday, Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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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 33 0 1 1 -5 20 39 0.0 0 0 13:17 0 0 0 0:04 23 26
2015-16 Proj 25 NHL CHI 78 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Marcus Kruger

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Time On Ice Stats

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Average Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Marcus Kruger was on the ice for 13:17.

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Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Marcus Kruger was on the ice for 0:04 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 13:52 0:08
2014-15 13:05 0:03
2015-16 13:17 0:04

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2015-16 NHL Game Log   Marcus Kruger
Calculate Stats Over Any Time Period Just click on any two dates to see the totals.
Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
2016-2Feb 11 DAL Did Not Play
2016-2Feb 9 SAN Did Not Play
2016-2Feb 6 @DAL Did Not Play
2016-2Feb 4 @ARI Did Not Play
2016-2Feb 2 @COL Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 26 @CAR Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 24 STL Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 22 @FLA Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 21 @TAM Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 19 @NAS Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 17 MON Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 15 @TOR Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 14 @MON Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 12 NAS Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 10 COL Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 8 BUF Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 6 PIT Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 5 @PIT Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 3 OTT Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 31 @COL Did Not Play
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2015-12Dec 29 @ARI Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 27 CAR Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 22 @DAL Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 20 SAN Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 19 @BUF Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 17 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 4:25 0:00
2015-12Dec 15 COL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 10:53 0:00
2015-12Dec 13 VAN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 13:13 0:00
2015-12Dec 11 WPG 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 13:11 0:00
2015-12Dec 10 @NAS 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 12:03 0:01
2015-12Dec 8 NAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 14:11 0:00
2015-12Dec 6 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 3 14:51 0:00
2015-12Dec 3 @OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 12:39 0:00
2015-12Dec 1 MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 3 14:58 0:00
2015-11Nov 28 @LOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:18 0:00
2015-11Nov 27 @ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 11:36 0:00
2015-11Nov 25 @SAN 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 16:33 0:00
2015-11Nov 21 @VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 15:59 0:00
2015-11Nov 20 @CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 2 13:19 0:00
2015-11Nov 18 @EDM 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 15:25 0:00
2015-11Nov 15 CGY 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 13:53 0:00
2015-11Nov 14 @STL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 15:23 0:00
2015-11Nov 12 NJD 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 10:03 0:00
2015-11Nov 8 EDM 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 12:41 0:00
2015-11Nov 6 @NJD 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 12:36 0:00
2015-11Nov 4 STL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 12:39 0:06
2015-11Nov 2 LOS 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 12:38 0:00
2015-10Oct 30 @MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 16:07 0:00
2015-10Oct 29 @WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 14:31 0:00
2015-10Oct 26 ANA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 13:46 0:00
2015-10Oct 24 TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 12:29 0:00
2015-10Oct 22 FLA 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 13:10 1:19
2015-10Oct 17 CLM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 14:19 0:00
2015-10Oct 15 @WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 13:32 0:00
2015-10Oct 14 @PHI 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 12:46 0:00
2015-10Oct 10 NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 13:06 0:53
2015-10Oct 9 @NYI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 13:53 0:00
2015-10Oct 7 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 12:20 0:00

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

Kruger underwent surgery to repair a dislocated left wrist Friday, and will be sidelined for the next four months as a result.

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Kruger left Thursday's game against the Oilers with an undisclosed injury and will not return, Tracey Myers of CSN Chicago reports.

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Kruger signed a one-year, $1.5 million contract with the Blackhawks on Friday.

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Kruger could have a new contract before the start of NHL free agency on Wednesday, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Kruger admitted Tuesday that he dealt with a couple of injuries during the playoffs, but wasn't certain whether offseason surgery will be necessary, ESPN Chicago's Scott Powers reports.

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Kruger will play in Wednesday's Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals against Tampa Bay, CSN Chicago's Tracey Myers reports.

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Kruger scored his second goal of the playoffs with 3:48 remaining in the third overtime of Tuesday's Game 2 victory over the Ducks.

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Kruger (illness) is likely to play Saturday against the Avalanche, CSN Chicago's Tracey Myers reports.

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Kruger (illness) won't play Thursday against the Blues.

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Kruger will play in Sunday's game against the Blues, ESPN Chicago reports.

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Kruger was able to return to Friday's game after leaving with an undisclosed injury in the second period, Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Kruger left Friday's game against the Sabres with an undisclosed injury, Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015-16

There was no outlook written for Marcus Kruger.

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.