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Position
C
 
Jersey
16
Name  Marcus Kruger
Born  5/27/1990
Height  6-0
Weight  186
Shoots  L
5/20/2015 9:08:00 AM
Description: Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger scored the game-winning goal in triple overtime as Chicago beat Anaheim, 3-2, in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals.
Insight: Defenseman Brent Seabrook took a shot from the point, which Kruger knocked down right in front of the net and beat a diving Fredick Andersen. Kruger had two shots in the marathon game. It was the longest game in Chicago Blackhawks history. The series is tied, 1-1.
 
1/17/2013 10:04:00 AM
Description: Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger (flu) skated with the team on Wednesday after missing two days of training camp. SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times
Insight: Kruger skated on Chicago's second-most used line last season but only scored 26 points in 71 games.
 
3/23/2011 1:01:00 PM
Description: Swedish news reports that Kruger will soon join the Blackhawks, according to NHL.com.
Insight: That would certainly help Chicago, which will be without forward Patrick Sharp for at least a bit. Kruger was a 2009 first-round pick but has remained in Sweden thus far. (RapidDraft.com)
 

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