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Marcus Kruger

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Grade: B

Regular season: 4 goals, 9 assists, 13 points, plus-3 rating

Postseason: 3 goals, 2 assists, 5 points, minus-2 rating

Kruger, like Michael Frolik, embraced his role on the penalty-kill unit this season. The Blackhawks allowed seven power-play goals on 75 opportunities in the playoffs and 18 goals on 141 power plays in the regular season. Kruger was also solid as the centerman on the fourth line. He was third on the team in faceoff winning percentage (46.2) behind Jonathan Toews and Michal Handzus. -- What grade would you give him?