Forward Marcus Kruger was traded towards the Vegas Golden Knights through the Blackhawks for future factors Sunday.
Kruger, 27, had 17 points (five goals, 12 assists) in 70 games for that Blackhawks last season and something help in four Stanley Cup Playoff games. His best offensive season was 2013-14, as he carried out with 28 points (eight goals, 20 assists).
“We thank Marcus for his many contributions to the team, most particularly two Stanley Cup titles,” Blackhawks gm Stan Bowman stated inside a statement. “His work ethic, reliability and strength like a two-way player made him an invaluable person in the business. You want him the very best with Vegas Dominic Leone Jersey.”
In 398 National hockey league games, Kruger has 105 points (33 goals, 72 assists) and it has 16 points (six goals, 10 assists) in 87 playoff games. The 5th-round pick (No. 149) from the Blackhawks within the 2009 National hockey league Draft was part of their Stanley Cup-winning teams in 2013 and 2015.
Kruger has 2 yrs remaining on the three-year contract which has a typical annual worth of $3.083,333, based on CapFriendly.com. He is able to become an unrestricted free agent on This summer 1, 2019.
Chicago lost defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk to Vegas within the National hockey league Expansion Draft. Van Riemsdyk was traded by Vegas towards the Carolina Hurricanes.