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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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After being shut out in Game 1, the Blackhawks know they have to find a way to make life more difficult for Preds goalie Pekka Rinne.
"That's no secret in playoff hockey, that it's always going to be those greasy goals that aren't always pretty plays," defenseman Duncan Keith said. "It comes down to having a little more determination and, like (Quenneville) said, that desperation — pick it up a bit. Maybe that'll be the difference." The Blackhawks will look to even up the best-of-seven series at home on Saturday night. Apr 15 - 9:36 AM

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Duncan Keith returns to action on Saturday against the Kings.

Through 79 games thus far, Keith has posted six goals and 51 points along with 106 blocks.
Apr 8 - 4:11 PM

Duncan Keith will not play Thursday night.

Chicago's resting a number of its key players, so this isn't too significant. Keith's absence is a bit more noteworthy than most though given that he was also held out of Tuesday's game.
Apr 6 - 4:33 PM

Duncan Keith won't play in Tuesday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.

Keith isn't believed to be nursing a serious injury, but with the division wrapped up, the Blackhawks can afford to give him the night off. Niklas Hjalmarsson (personal) will also sit out tonight. Michal Rozsival and Michal Kempeny will play instead. Jordin Tootoo, Dennis Rasmussen and John Hayden will watch the game from the press box.
Apr 4 - 8:39 PM

Duncan Keith has a three-game point streak.

He potted his sixth goal of the season Thursday to open the scoring at the 8:04 mark of the third period. Chicago went on to defeat the Senators by a score of 2-1. Keith has produced 48 points in 70 games this season.
Mar 17 - 9:54 AM

Duncan Keith continued his march towards the 50-assist mark with an assist during Sunday's 4-2 win over the Wild.

Keith picked up his 41st helper and 46th point of the campaign, leaving him that much shy of his third 50-assist and 50-point plateaus. Simpy remarkable.
Mar 12 - 3:53 PM

Duncan Keith played in his 900th career game on Friday.

Keith has played all those contests with the Chicago Blackhawks. Keith was drafted in 2002 and didn't break into the NHL until 2005, but since he started his NHL career he's been a mainstay with the Blackhawks and hasn't been hampered much by injuries. In fact, ignoring the lockout shortened campaign, he's appeared in at least 67 contests in each season. He's also appeared in at least 75 games in eight of 10 campaigns, excluding the lockout shortened campaign and this one, where he will likely at least reach the 75-game mark again but isn't there yet.
Source: CSN Chicago
Mar 11 - 9:35 AM

Duncan Keith recorded his 500th career point on Sunday.

Keith reached that milestone by getting a secondary assist on Patrick Kane's first period goal. Keith was playing in his 895th career contest. The 33-year-old defenseman has 42 points this season, making this his eighth career 40-plus point campaign.
Source: CSN Chicago
Feb 27 - 8:50 AM

Duncan Keith picked up a goal and an assist in Friday's 5-2 win over Winnipeg.

Keith did all his damage in the third period. His goal at the 17:01 mark of the third period proved to be the game-winner. Keith also helped set up Artemi Panarin's empty-net goal in the dying seconds of the game. The 'Hawks defenseman has five goals and 40 points in 56 games this season.
Feb 11 - 10:56 AM

Duncan Keith registered a pair of assists in Wednesday's 4-3 OT win over the Minnesota Wild.

Keith picked up helpers on Ryan Hartman's first period goal and Jonathan Toews' overtime winner. Keith finished the game with an even rating, four shots on goal and 24:56 of ice time. The 'Hawks defenseman has four goals and 34 assists in 55 games in 2016-17.
Feb 8 - 11:56 PM

Duncan Keith collected a pair of helpers in Thursday's 4-3 win against Arizona.

He had primary assists on goals by Patrick Kane (power play) and Ryan Hartman to give Chicago a 2-0 lead before the midway mark of the first period. Keith has amassed 31 helpers and 35 points in 53 matches this season.
Feb 3 - 9:36 AM

Duncan Keith was surprised to be included on the NHL's top 100 players of all-time list.

As part of the festivities surrounding the NHL's centennial season, the league decided to put together a list of the 100 greatest players in history. "I thought it was a joke or something, a prank call," Keith said. "Then I realized there were a couple of other guys who had those calls. We decided to call the number back and, sure enough, it was (Gary Bettman) congratulating us on this achievement." Keith, as well as teammates Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane were included on the list. Other active NHLers named were Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin and Jaromir Jagr.
Source: CSN Chicago
Jan 28 - 9:59 AM

Duncan Keith netted a power-play goal in Thursday's 5-3 loss to Winnipeg.

He got Chicago on the board after Winnipeg jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the first period. Keith has recorded two of his four goals in the last two contests. He has 33 points in 51 games.
Jan 27 - 9:22 AM

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

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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Toews
2Artem Anisimov
3Tanner Kero
4Marcus Kruger
5Vince Hinostroza
6John Hayden
LW1Ryan Hartman
2Brandon Saad
3Nick Schmaltz
4Dennis Rasmussen
5Andrew Desjardins
RW1Patrick Kane
2Marian Hossa
3Richard Panik
4Jordin Tootoo
5Tomas Jurco
6Kyle Baun
D1Duncan Keith
2Brent Seabrook
3Brian Campbell
4Connor Murphy
5Johnny Oduya
6Michal Kempny
7Michal Rozsival
8Gustav Forsling
G1Corey Crawford
2Anton Forsberg
3Jeff Glass