The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have placed forward Marcus Kruger on Injured Reserve, retroactive to Dec. 30.
Kruger has registered 10 points (2G, 8A) in 39 games this season. He ranks second on the team with 235 faceoff wins and a 51.0 faceoff win percentage (min. 100 FO).
The Blackhawks return to action on Monday when they face off against the St. Louis Blues in the 2017 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at 12 p.m. at Busch Stadium. The game can be seen on NBC and heard on WGN Radio.