Marcus Kruger RUMORS & NEWS

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    Tracey Myers @TramyersCSN

    Q said Marcus Kruger is still slated to go on the #Blackhawks' trip to Western Canada. Will play at some point; wasn't sure which game.

  • Marcus Kruger signs 3-year, $9.25 million contract extension with Blackhawks

    Second City Hockey "The Chicago Blackhawks and forward Marcus Kruger have agreed to a three-year contract extension, the team announced Tuesday. The deal runs through the 2018-19 season and is worth $9.25 million, according to TSN's Darren Dreger. That's an annual cap hit of $3.08 million. Kruger, 25, was set to..." March 08

  • Blackhawks' Kruger expected to miss 4 months after wrist surgery

    Chicago Sun-Times "Blackhawks veteran Marcus Kruger underwent surgery today to repair a dislocated left wrist and is not expected to resume hockey activities for about four months, the team said. This is a significant blow for the Blackhawks. To fill Kruger’s spot on the roster, the Hawks recalled Phillip Danault..." December 18

  • Marcus Kruger signs 1-year deal with Blackhawks

    Second City Hockey "Restricted free agent Marcus Kruger and the Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a one-year deal, the team announced Friday. The Blackhawks made the signing possible by trading forwards Kris Versteeg and Joakim Nordstrom and a 2017 third-round pick to the Hurricanes in a four-player deal Friday...." September 12

  • Marcus Kruger eager to get new contract done with Blackhawks

    ESPN Chicago "Restricted free-agent forward Marcus Kruger said Tuesday he's not concerned he and the Chicago Blackhawks have yet to finalize a contract for the upcoming season. "I want to have it done. I think that's for everyone," said Kruger, who shared a Stanley Cup day with Johnny Oduya in Sweden on..." August 18

  • Marcus Kruger willing to sign short-term deal with cap-strapped Blackhawks

    The Score "It appears as though restricted free agent Marcus Kruger is willing to accept a short-term deal with the Chicago Blackhawks should general manager Stan Bowman fail to clear up the cap space needed for a longer commitment. The Blackhawks currently have the NHL's second-highest payroll, with only..." July 27

  • Source: Kruger patiently waiting for Blackhawks to clear cap space

    ESPN "Marcus Kruger is seeking to sign a long-term contract extension with the Chicago Blackhawks and is patiently waiting for the organization to clear salary-cap space in order to complete a deal, a according to a source Friday. The Blackhawks placed a qualifying offer on Kruger, who became a..." July 11

  • Blackhawks, Marcus Kruger still working on contract

    ESPN Chicago "The Chicago Blackhawks and restricted free agent forward Marcus Kruger are continuing to negotiate a new contract, a source said on Saturday. “Things are progressing OK,” the source said. “Nothing really to report, but nothing to worry about either.” Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman..." July 05

  • Improving Kruger could do even more on Blackhawks' fourth line

    CSN Chicago "Marcus Kruger has added a little more to his game every season he’s been with the Blackhawks. Two seasons ago Kruger became one of the team’s best penalty killer, a product of coach Joel Quenneville rolling the dice and coming up with a great decision. Last season the center worked more on his..." September 24

  • Quenneville continues to rest regulars before playoffs

    Chicago Tribune "Niklas Hjalmarsson and Marcus Kruger were among the scratches for the Blackhawks' 7-5 loss to the Predators on Saturday night as coach Joel Quenneville continued to rest some starters in advance of the playoffs. It was the first time either player wasn't in the lineup this season, which left..." April 13

  • Blackhawks sign Kruger to 2-year deal

    Chicago Tribune "The Chicago Blackhawks locked in another important piece of their roster puzzle when they agreed to terms with center Marcus Kruger on a two-year contract Friday. The restricted free agent had four goals and nine assists in 47 regular-season games and added three goals and two assists in the..." July 12