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Oduya, Kruger bring Cup to native Sweden

by NHL.com Staff / NHL.com

Former Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya and restricted free agent forward Marcus Kruger spent Tuesday with the Stanley Cup in Sweden at a children's hospital.

Oduya and Kruger, each a native of Stockholm, also brought the Cup to a soccer stadium and met with fans.

Oduya, 33, who signed a two-year contract with the Dallas Stars on July 14, had five assists in 23 Stanley Cup Playoff games. He had two goals and 10 points in 76 regular-season games.

Kruger, 25, had two goals and four points in 23 playoff games and seven goals and 17 points in 81 regular-season games. He became a restricted free agent July 1 and is waiting to sign a contract with Chicago.

Oduya and Kruger also helped the Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup in 2013.

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