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Marcus Kruger

Marcus Kruger  #16

NUMBER: 16 BIRTHDATE: May 27, 1990  (AGE 25)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Stockholm, Sweden
WEIGHT: 186 DRAFTED: CHI / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 5th   (149th overall)    Prospect Bio
PLAYOFF CAREER HIGHS Goals: 1 - Six times Assists: 1 - Seven times Points: 2 - May 9, 2013 vs. MIN TOI: 29:04 - May 19, 2015 at ANA Goal Streak: N/A Point Streak: N/A FIRST ROUND STATS: 6 GP, 0-0-0, -4 SECOND ROUND STATS: 4 GP, 1-0-1, E WCF STATS: 7 GP, 1-1-2, E SCF STATS: 5 GP, 0-1-1, -1 2015 PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS: Won eight faceoffs in SCFG4 ... Recorded an assist in SCFG2 ... Scored the GWG at 16:12 in 3OT in WCFG2; recorded a career-best 29:04 of ice time ... Paces club forwards and ranks second among league forwards with 52:15 shorthanded time on ice. 2014-15 NOTES: Paced club forwards with 180:01 shortanded time on ice ... Ranked second on the team with a 53.3 faceoff win percentage ... Skated in his 250th career game on Jan. 16 vs. WPG ... Tallied three separate two-game point streaks. 2014 PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS: Tallied four points (1g, 3a) in 19 games with Chicago ... Ranked 10th in the NHL with 59:49 of total shorthanded TOI and third on the team with 3:08 of average shorthanded TOI.
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It's obviously not fun to not know, but on the other hand, I'm not in a rush. I'm going to be back to 100 percent before I start playing. I'm not going to play on 90 percent.

— Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom in an interview with Washington Post about whether he will be able to play in 2015-16 opener