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Duncan Keith | Defenseman | #2

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (33) / 7/16/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 192
Drafted: 2002 / Rd. 2 (54) / CHI
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Duncan Keith scored the overtime winner in Chicago's 4-3 OT win over the Detroit Red Wings.
The Blackhawks built up a 2-0 lead heading into the second period, but they allowed Detroit to tie the game at two in the middle frame. Chicago regained a 3-2 lead, but again, the Red Wings managed to tie the score. It took Keith just 38 seconds to score the game-winning, power play goal in overtime. He finished the game with two points, a plus-2 rating, four shots on goal and two blocked shots in 27:15 of ice time. Keith has two goals and 31 points in 44 games this season. He's now riding a five-game point streak. Brian Campbell, Richard Panik and Tanner Kero also scored for the Blackhawks in this one. Jan 10 - 11:23 PM

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Duncan Keith has a four-game point streak.

He has earned an assist in each contest, which isn't something new for Keith this season. He has racked up 28 helpers and just one goal in 43 matches. Low shooting percentages aren't out of place for Keith, but he currently has a personal low at 1.1.
Jan 10 - 10:48 AM

Duncan Keith posted his 25th helper of the season Monday afternoon against St. Louis.

He is one assist away from hitting the 400-mark for his career. Keith has provided 26 points in 40 games this season.
Jan 3 - 11:32 AM

Duncan Keith is nearing an impressive milestone.

He picked up his 398th career helper during Thursday's 3-2 in over the Predators, which means he needs just two more for his career. At 400 he'll match Pierre Pilote for seventh all-time in Blackhawks history.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 03:13:00 AM

Duncan Keith finally posted his first goal of the season on Sunday.

It took him 34 games to find the back of the net. Keith has one goal on 74 shots this season. However, he has collected 21 assists to keep him fantasy relevant.
Tue, Dec 20, 2016 10:37:00 AM

Duncan Keith contributed two assists in a 5-4 win over the Islanders on Thursday night.

Both of his helpers came on power-play goals by Artemi Panarin. Keith hasn't scored a goal in 32 straight games this season, but he has compiled 20 assists.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 09:33:00 AM

Duncan Keith (illness) is expected to play Tuesday night.

He didn't take part in the morning skate, but coach John Quenneville expects the defenseman to suit up against the Rangers.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 12:40:00 PM

Duncan Keith boosted his assists total by two during Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Devils.

He's now up to 17 helpers, but no goals through 54 shots. Three times Keith has reached the double-digit margin for goals, and he has 84 for his career. So they're coming, we just have to wait a bit for Lady Luck to come back along.
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 03:13:00 AM

Duncan Keith hasn't scored a goal in 17 games this season.

He has been credited with 41 shots, but he hasn't been able to break through yet. Still, Keith has racked up 12 assists.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 09:13:00 AM

Duncan Keith won't play in Saturday's preseason finale against the St. Louis Blues.

Head coach Joel Quenneville says Keith is "fine". The veteran defenseman is coming off off-season knee surgery and the 'Hawks are probably just being cautious in this case. He'll likely be fine for the start of the regular season.
Source: CSN Chicago
Sat, Oct 8, 2016 10:12:00 AM

Duncan Keith picked up a pair of assists in Tuesday's 6-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

Keith was forced to miss the World Cup and the start of the exhibition season because of off-season knee surgery. The veteran picked registered the primary assist on Ryan Hartman's first period goal. He picked up his second helper of the game on a goal by Nick Schmaltz in the third period. Keith finished the game with a plus-3 rating, 1 shot on goal and two blocked shots in just under 20 minutes of ice time. The Hawks defenseman should be one of the most reliable blue liners in the NHL this season.
Tue, Oct 4, 2016 11:08:00 PM

Duncan Keith will be in the lineup for his preseason debut on Tuesday night.

"I haven't played in a game in a long time, like a lot of guys, so [I'm just] going to keep it simple and I'll just get that feeling back again," said Keith, who is healthy again after having off-season knee surgery.
Tue, Oct 4, 2016 03:08:00 PM

Duncan Keith (knee) isn't expected to take part in any of Chicago's first four preseason contests.

That would still keep the door open for Keith to play on Oct. 4 against Detroit or Oct. 8 versus St. Louis. Chicago will open the regular season on Oct. 12 against the Blues. In the meantime, Keith has been practicing with the Blackhawks.
Mon, Sep 26, 2016 06:29:00 PM

Duncan Keith (knee) was on the ice again on Sunday.

Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman said back on Sept. 15 that Keith's knee injury wasn't anything "to be alarmed about" and so far that seems to be a fair assessment. "The first day, Duncs, he got through the practice no problem. He didn’t have any issues. Talked to him the next day, the festival game day, and he said he was fine. Today was a little tougher day for defensemen, so we were asking a lot of them. There was a lot of 1-on-1, 2-on-1s, 2-on-2s. Duncs said after practice the forwards had it off and the D had the work day today. But he responded well afterwards," Blackhawks assistant coach Mike Kitchen said. "He even asked if he could come out for the other practice, but we said no." The next step is to see if Keith participates in any preseason games.
Source: CSN Chicago
Mon, Sep 26, 2016 10:28:00 AM

Duncan Keith (knee) participated in the first day of Blackhawks practice on Friday.

The knee injury forced Keith to back out of the World Cup of Hockey. "Well, today was the first skate," he said. "I've been skating a little here this month, just trying to get going, trying to take it one day at a time." We still don't know if Keith will be ready for the regular season opener on Oct. 12, but expect him to be an impact defenseman as soon as he returns to the lineup.
Sat, Sep 24, 2016 10:33:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Toews
2Artem Anisimov
3Marcus Kruger
4Nick Schmaltz
5Vince Hinostroza
LW1Artemi Panarin
2Andrew Desjardins
3Dennis Rasmussen
RW1Patrick Kane
2Marian Hossa
3Richard Panik
4Ryan Hartman
5Jordin Tootoo
6Tanner Kero
D1Duncan Keith
2Brent Seabrook
3Brian Campbell
4Niklas Hjalmarsson
5Trevor van Riemsdyk
6Michal Kempny
7Michal Rozsival
G1Corey Crawford
2Scott Darling