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16 Marcus Kruger C

Carolina Hurricanes

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Latest News
  • Hurricanes' Marcus Kruger: Moving again

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (7/4/17) Kruger was traded to the Hurricanes from the Golden Knights on Tuesday in exchange for a 2018 fifth-round pick.

    Kruger's brief time in Vegas has already come to an end, as he'll join several former Blackhawks in Carolina. The center logged 70 games with Chicago last season, tallying five goals and 12 helpers, but with the 'Hawks tight up against the cap, they couldn't afford his $3 million-plus cap hit. It seems likely that Vegas was the intermediary on this deal in order to take on some of the 27-year-old's salary.

    Golden Knights' Marcus Kruger: Dealt to Vegas

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (7/2/17) Kruger was traded by Chicago to the Golden Knights on Sunday, Darren Dreger of TSN reports.

    Reports suggested that Kruger would be sent to Vegas back in June, so this latest news doesn't come as much of a surprise. The 27-year-old has spent his entire career in Chicago and is coming off a 2016-17 campaign where he had five goals and 12 assists across 70 games. He'll now have the chance for a fresh start in Vegas, where he'll provide depth at center.

    Blackhawks' Marcus Kruger: Supposedly done deal with Vegas

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (6/10/17) Kruger is said to be a "done deal" to head to Vegas, Steven Albritton of KMBC reports.

    It needs to be said that neither team has explicitly confirmed this news, but the beginning of the expansion draft parity is definitely worth monitoring. Since Kruger would be eligible to be exposed by Chicago in the draft, the Golden Knights picking him up via trade would mean they could not pick another Hawk in the draft. If the deal is confirmed, it will be accompanied as Kruger going to Vegas as a package deal, most likely with Trevor van Riemsdyk or draft picks.

    Blackhawks' Marcus Kruger: Time running out in Chicago?

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (6/10/17) Kruger could be expendable with the emergence of Tanner Kero, the Chicago Tribune reports.

    The Blackhawks were lax on the penalty kill this season, ranking 24th in the league with a success rate of 77.7 percent. Kruger averaged 2:19 in that special teams situation, so we wouldn't be surprised if Chicago ends up finding a way to ditch the Swede's contract valued at $3.083 million for the next two seasons and handing the reins to Kero, who is much more affordable and adept in shorthanded situations himself. The situation could take care of itself if the Golden Knights expansion franchise takes the bait on Kruger.

    Blackhawks' Marcus Kruger: Heading to Worlds

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (4/24/17) Kruger will join Sweden at the 2017 IIHF World Championship, Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

    Kruger will join the fifth-ranked Swedes, who are in a tough Group A alongside Russia, the United States and Slovakia. Considering the 26-year-old averaged a mere 14:01 of ice time during the regular season, it is not surprising to see him pot just five goals and 12 helpers in a bottom-six role. In the Hawks' brief postseason appearance, the center tallied a lone helper, seven shots on goal and two PIM. Given his limited offensive contributions, Kruger will probably only benefit owners in deeper fantasy formats.

 
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SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2010-11Chicago7000-400001425
2011-12Chicago7191726110010284335
2012-13Chicago47491330020228265
2013-14Chicago818202860020438335
2014-15Chicago8171017-50010357313
2015-16Chicago41044-50000233241
2016-17Chicago705121770000357370
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SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2010-11Chicago70.083:431150:396:044002
2011-12Chicago8910.11093:221552102:4895:10220011
2012-13Chicago508.0665:47102213:14118:09240012
2013-14Chicago968.31123:5018429:12206:51360018
2014-15Chicago1265.61060:0916982:02180:01320016
2015-16Chicago500.0554:228923:3397:37240011
2016-17Chicago836.0981:2615256:01155:40340017
5016.65562:398646137:29859:321760087
POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2010-11Chicago501120000915
2011-12Chicago6000-400002524
2012-13Chicago23325-2001071118
2013-14Chicago19134-100007663
2014-15Chicago23224-50010115115
2015-16Chicago7011-200004850
2016-17Chicago4011-200002033
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SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2010-11Chicago20.059:15940:412:000000
2011-12Chicago130.0106:4716213:5512:540000
2012-13Chicago2711.1317:265456:5071:462001
2013-14Chicago234.3297:264941:2459:496003
2014-15Chicago277.4347:086141:2253:084002
2015-16Chicago80.0105:362020:0814:450000
2016-17Chicago70.061:19950:176:472001
1075.61294:57220624:37221:0914007
 
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/186
Birthdate:
5/27/1990
Age:
27
Hometown:
Stockholm, Sweden
Team:
Carolina Hurricanes
School:

NHL Experience:
7