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Marcus Krüger
Marcus Kruger - Chicago Blackhawks.jpg
Krüger with the Blackhawks in December 2014
Born May 27, 1990 (1990-05-27) (age 29)
Stockholm, Sweden
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg; 12 st 4 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Chicago Blackhawks
Djurgårdens IF (SEL)
National team Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
NHL Draft 149th overall, 2009
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 2009–present

Marcus Krüger (born 27 May, 1990 in Stockholm, Sweden) is an NHL ice hockey center that currently plays for the Chicago Blackhawks. He has also played for the Djurgårdens IF of the SEL for 5 seasons before being recalled by the Blackhawks on March 23, 2011. He was drafted with the 149th overall pick in the 2009 NHL Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks. He signed a three-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks in June 2010 but he decided to stay with Djurgården during the first year of the contract, later he was recalled from Djurgården to Chicago on 23 March 2011. He scored his first NHL goal in a 5-2 win against the Columbus Blue Jackets on October 29, 2011. On June 24, 2013, He won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks after they defeated the Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 in the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.

Awards

  • Stanley Cup (2013) - with the Chicago Blackhawks
  • 2010 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (bronze medal)

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