Marcus Kruger Returns Saturday

After practice on Friday, the Blackhawks confirmed that center Marcus Kruger will return to the lineup on Saturday in Calgary.

Kruger has been out since mid-December because of a wrist injury. He skated on a line with Andrew Desjardins and Andrew Shaw at practice on Friday.

13 thoughts on “Marcus Kruger Returns Saturday

  1. Good news!

    Saw in a tweet by Dietz for today’s practice that the line of Shaw Kruger Desjardins gave the top line fits on 5on5 play.

    Granted it’s a line that has struggled all year but still! good news!

  2. Kane was taking a rest day so Weise skated with 72-15 at practice … but probably Q keeps 12-86-14 together for the game since they practiced together.

    11-22-65 – finally!

  3. Ladd / Toews / Flash
    Bread / Anisi / Kaner
    Panik / Teuvo / Big Hoss
    Shaw / Krugs / DesJ (Don’t get hurt Krugs)

  4. Marcus and Dezi play well together for sure, they have that short cycle behind the net down. But getting the puck to the net and then scoring . . . not so much! So impact zero!

    This is all igreat for TNT Tevo he will get better with his wingers in the playoffs. He finally will be able to do what he does, he has lots of weakness but a few other world attributes.

    If our TOP LINE does NOT create some pressure it’s all over! The Maestro the fancy Pants line has been a soooze fest, because now they are facing the top line unlike early in the season so the FREE RIDE IS OVER! period! Since Toews is not scoring and that line is belwo average , teams just let him Toews defend, skate around, kill penalities and sort of kind of waste his time? That then leaves time to match up and take out the Maestro line who had been playing against the second and third line of our opponents. Sooooonze!

    Marcus changes little except we will be facing AHL type teams now in this stretch.

  5. JT: everyone giving top line fits as of late. Panik is a pure finisher. Wiese filling in for Kaner this morning.

  6. ESPN is reporting that Referee Butch Mousseaux has passed away.

    He was the Ref. that caught an edge during warm ups for a WCHA game and fell hitting his head on the ice. He was’t wearing a helmet & had his hands in his pockets.

    A tragic incident that reinforces the point to always wear your helmet when your on the ice, especially in the local rinks whose ice is not that well maintained.

    RIP Butch, my thoughts & prayers to family & friends.

  7. That is a sad end for sure. It’s worth noting that he had worked an NHL preseason game which made him the only Native American to do so and the HHoF was displaying his game worn skates and sweater from that event.

  8. Let,s hope Krugs lights the lamp ,gets 3 assists ,single handily lifts the Hawks upon his shoulders and wins the game. Well o.k. how about win a couple of face offs and remains on his wild point streak of 3 points this season..,
    Boys gotta come out flying.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *