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Marcus Kruger (C)

Rockford IceHogs

Name: Marcus Kruger
Number: 16
Position: C
Shoots: L
Height: 5-11
Weight: 172
Birthdate: 1990-05-27
Birth place: Stockholm, Sweden

Biography

2011-12 Season Notes

Tallied an assist in three of final four regular season games...Recorded first multi-goal (2g) game of NHL career on 2/10/12 at San Jose...Recorded first multi-point (2a) effort of NHL career on 2/2/12 at Edmonton...Returned to action on 1/14/12 at Detroit after missing eight games to injury...Scored first NHL goal on 10/29/11 vs. Columbus...First full professional North American season spent in NHL with Chicago Blackhawks

2010-11 Season Notes

Tallied three points (2g-1a) in nine games for Team Sweden at the 2011 IIHF World Championship...Notched first NHL assist on 4/21/11 with Chicago at Vancouver during the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs ...Notched seven shots on goal and four penalty minutes in seven regular-season tilts with Chicago ...Made his NHL debut with the Chicago Blackhawks against the Florida Panthers on 3/23/11, tallying a shot and two PIMs in 11:37 of ice time...Youngest forward to finish among the top 20 scorers in the Swedish Elite League ...Lead Djurgardens IF Stockholm (SEL) in scoring with 35 points (6g-29a) in 50 regular-season games

Career Notes

Finalist for the 2009-10 SEL rookie of the year award...Notched 10 points (3g-7a) in 16 playoff tilts in 2010...Finished second in scoring with 31 points (11g-20a) in 38 regular-season contests in 2009-10...Earned a bronze medal in the 2010 World Junior Championships as a member of team Sweden, ranked third on the team with six assists in six contests and was +7 for the tournament ...Made SEL debut with Djurgardens IF Stockholm and registered two goals and two assists in 15 regular season contests in 2008-09

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Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PIM SOG SOA SOGW SO
2012-13 Regular Season Rockford IceHogs 34 8 14 22 -1 65 24 1 2 0 0.500