Blackhawks forward Marcus Kruger

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Hawks Recall Forsling, Place Kruger On IR

Marcus Kruger missed the past two games with a left leg injury.

November 13, 2018 - 12:42 pm
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(670 The Score) The Blackhawks have recalled defenseman Gustav Forsling from AHL Rockford and placed forward Marcus Kruger on injured reserve, they announced Tuesday.

Forsling, 22, recorded 13 points (three goals, 10 assists) in 41 games for the Blackhawks last season. He has two assists in five games at Rockford this season.

Kruger missed the past two games with a left leg injury. His placement on IR is retroactive to last Friday, and the team hasn't announced a timetable for his return. Kruger has two goals in 16 games this year.

Losers of eight straight, the Blackhawks host the Blues on Wednesday night at the United Center.