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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
Blackhawks Career Totals: 287 GP, 28-56-84, +11 2015 PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS: Captured his second career Stanley Cup championship (2013 and 2015), all with Chicago ... Tallied four points (2g, 2a) over all 23 postseason tilts ... Led team forwards with 53:08 of shorthanded TOI ... Netted the game-winner in 3OT of WCFG2 at ANA to end the longest game in franchise history (116:12). 2014-15 REGULAR SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: Earned 17 points (7g, 10a) in 81 regular-season games ... Ranked second on the team with a 53.3 faceoff win percentage ... Led team forwards with 2:13 of average shorthanded ice time and 180:01 of total shorthanded TOI. CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Won a silver medal with Team Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
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You could feel it. You could feel that they were going after each other and trying to win the game for their team.

— Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom on Game 2 of the 2009 Eastern Conference Semifinals, in which Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin and Penguins forward Sidney Crosby each scored hat tricks
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