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Chicago Tribune Nov 13, 2018

Blackhawks place forward Marcus Kruger on injured reserve, call up defenseman Gustav Forsling

The Blackhawks placed forward Marcus Kruger on injured reserve and recalled defenseman Gustav Forsling from Rockford, the team announced Tuesday. Kruger suffered a left leg injury last week against the Hurricanes and missed the last two games. He has two goals and no assists in 16 games while mostly...
Second City Hockey Nov 13, 2018
Blackhawks recall Forsling from AHL, place Kruger on IR

Blackhawks recall Forsling from AHL, place Kruger on IR

The Swedish defenseman had offseason surgery on his right wrist. The Blackhawks recalled defenseman Gustav Forsling from the AHL and retroactively placed Marcus Kruger on injured reserve to Nov. 9, the team announced Tuesday. Forsling is the first callup from Rockford for head coach Jeremy Colliton. Forsling recorded two assists in five games with the Rockford IceHogs after he was cleared to play following his rehab from offseason surgery on his right wrist. The left-handed defenseman scored three goals and 13 points in 41 games with the Blackhawks last season and five points (two goals,...
Second City Hockey Nov 12, 2018
Blackhawks’ Marcus Kruger out with left leg injury vs. Hurricanes

Blackhawks’ Marcus Kruger out with left leg injury vs. Hurricanes

Brandon Saad (right arm) will be a game time decision. Marcus Kruger will miss his second straight game with a left leg injury when the Blackhawks visit the Hurricanes on Monday night at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. Kruger suffered the injury when he was tripped by the Hurricanes’ Clark Bishop while driving to the net in the second period of the Blackhawks’ 4-3 loss Thursday in Chicago. Kruger skated off the ice under his own power, but was clearly in pain while doing so. He did not return to play the third period. Kruger has two goals in 16 games this season. David Kampf...
Second City Hockey Nov 9, 2018
Positives from Last Night’s Tilt Against the Hurricanes

Positives from Last Night’s Tilt Against the Hurricanes

Focusing on the positive aspects from the near comeback by the Chicago Blackhawks against the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday Night Happy Friday Hawks Fans! As we wait till tomorrow’s matinee in Philadelphia... There were a few negatives from the Chicago Blackhawk’s performance last night against the Carolina Hurricanes. However, I would like to focus on the positives: Jeremy Colliton looked comfortable behind the bench. No panic, especially when Marcus Kruger got injured sliding into the goal post. Colliton stayed positive, and a few players after the game praised him for that...
Second City Hockey Nov 9, 2018
Marcus Kruger out with leg injury vs. Flyers

Marcus Kruger out with leg injury vs. Flyers

The forward was tripped by Carolina’s Clark Bishop during Thursday’s game. Marcus Kruger will not play for the Blackhawks on Saturday against the Flyers due to a left leg injury, the team announced Friday. He will also remain in Chicago and not travel with the team to Philadelphia. Kruger suffered the injury when he was tripped by the Hurricanes’ Clark Bishop while driving to the net in the second period of Thursday’s game. Kruger skated off the ice under his own power, but was clearly in pain while doing so. He did not return to play the third period. The penalty-killing specialist...
Chicago Tribune Oct 30, 2018

Plethora of penalties may cost Blackhawks' Marcus Kruger even more ice time

Even when explaining Marcus Kruger’s possible benching, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville couldn’t help but say nice things about him. Kruger is a Quenneville favorite but has been the Hawks’ most penalized player this season at 14 minutes. The 28-year-old Swede was skating outside the top four...
Chicago Tribune Oct 16, 2018

Blackhawks sign prospect MacKenzie Entwistle to 3-year entry-level contract

Blackhawks forward prospect MacKenzie Entwistle has signed a three-year entry-level deal that runs through the 2020-21 season, the team announced on Tuesday. Entwistle, 19, was acquired from the Coyotes over the summer in the deal that shed Marian Hossa’s contract and also returned Marcus Kruger...

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