Chicago Blackhawks Prospect Marcus Kr³ger Ends WJC with Bronze

Posted: 5th January 2010 by TAB BAMFORD in NHL
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For more Chicago Blackhawks coverage, check out Tab's blog:! The Blackhawks had one prospect make the final cut for the WJC, and Marcus Krüger ended the tournament with a bronze medal as part of Team Sweden. Krüger, a 19-year-old center the Blackhawks drafted in the fifth round (149th overall) in the 2009 Draft, finished the tournament with six assists. Sweden defeated Switzerland 11-4 in the bronze medal game before a classic championship game in which the United States defeated Canada 6-5 in overtime. Krüger has been described as a skilled playmaker with elite hockey sense and a good long passer. He works well in all three zones, and his leadership has been commended. Though he's listed at 6' and 180 po ...

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