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Duncan Keith | Defenseman | #2

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (32) / 7/16/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 192
Drafted: 2002 / Rd. 2 (54) / CHI
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Duncan Keith registered an assist in Game 7 versus St. Louis on Monday night.
His helper came on a power-play goal by Andrew Shaw, which tied the game at 2-2 in the second period. The Blues recorded the only goal in the third to knock out the defending Stanley Cup champions. Keith led all skaters with 33:34 of ice time in the match and he finished with a minus-2 rating. He had five points and a plus-3 rating for the playoffs. Apr 26 - 9:58 AM

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Duncan Keith scored twice in the Blackhawks 4-3 loss in Game 4 on Tuesday.

Keith has been a stud again in the playoffs. Last year's Conn Smyth winner has three goals in two games this postseason. Andrew Shaw scored the other goal for the Blackhawks who just shot themselves in the foot with giveaways and dumb penalties in the third period. The Hawks' big boys in Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews haven't found the twine yet in this series and that's why they are down big.
Apr 20 - 3:21 AM

Duncan Keith picked up a goal and an assist in Friday's 3-2 win against St. Louis.

This was Keith's first game back in the Hawks lineup after serving a six-game suspension for a stick-swinging incident involving Wild forward Charlie Coyle. What an impact he made in his return. Keith tied the game at one with his goal at the 19:55 mark of the first period. He also picked up the only assist on Artemi Panarin's empty-net goal in the third period. Keith finished the game with a plus-2 rating, four shots on goal and one hit in 30:59 of ice time. The Hawks are obviously much better with their top defenseman in the lineup. The series is heading to Chicago tied 1-1.
Apr 15 - 10:56 PM

Duncan Keith has finished serving his six-game suspension.

He is ready to return to the lineup in Game 2 against St. Louis on Friday night. Keith picked up a goal and an assist in three appearances versus the Blues during the regular season.
Apr 14 - 11:22 AM

Duncan Keith won't play in Game 1 versus the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night.

He still has one more outing to serve on his six-game suspension for high-sticking Minnesota's Charlie Coyle back on Mar. 29. Keith will be a big addition when he returns to the fold. He had nine goals and 43 points from the back end in 67 games this year. Keith also logs big minutes for Chicago, especially come playoff time.
Apr 12 - 9:22 AM

Duncan Keith called Wild forward Charlie Coyle to apologize for his high-stick that drew a six-game suspension.

Keith nailed Coyle with a retaliatory high-stick Tuesday night. Keith, who will not appeal, will miss the first game of the postseason. "I talked to him," Keith said. "Apologized. I called and left a message and he called me back, so I was appreciative of that." Keith has 43 points in 67 games.
Source: CSN Chicago
Apr 2 - 6:56 PM

Duncan Keith has been suspended for six games, which will include Chicago's first playoff game.

As was noted by the Department of Player Saftey, Keith struck Charlie Coyle in a retaliatory manner while within full control of his wits and body. He is also a repeat offender as someone who has used his stick in a "violent" manner. Keith's regular season ends with nine goals, 43 points and 116 blocks through 63 games. He will be eligible to return for Chicago's second playoff game. Click the link below for the DoPS' official video.
Apr 1 - 8:19 PM

Ducan Keith waived his right to an in-person hearing, so he will speak to the Department of Player Safety over the phone on Friday.

He remains suspended indefinitely until the league makes a ruling, so he isn't expected to play on Friday night versus Winnipeg. There's a good chance that his suspension could carry over into the playoffs.
Apr 1 - 9:18 AM

Duncan Keith has been offered an in-person hearing for an incident involving Charlie Coyle during Tuesday's game.

Keith received an intent to injury penalty for swinging his stick at Coyle in retaliation for a hit that Coyle delivered just prior. The fact that it's an in-person hearing is big because that opens the door to the NHL suspending him for six or more games. Chicago has just five games left in its regular season schedule, so Keith might not be available for the start of the playoffs.
Mar 30 - 2:43 PM

Duncan Keith was ejected from Tuesday's game for a stick swinging incident, while also receiving an intent to injure penalty.

After a hit from Minnesota's Charlie Coyle, Keith fell on his back and swung his stick at Coyle in retaliation to the hit. Keith will be suspended indefinitely until the league reviews and comes to a conclusion on a punishment. This isn't the first time we have seen an incident from Keith as back in the 2013 playoffs, he had a stick swinging incident against the King's Jeff Carter back in the 2013 playoffs, and was suspended for one game.
Mar 30 - 10:01 AM

Duncan Keith didn't practice Tuesday, but he will play Wednesday.

He got the session off for some rest. Keith has collected three points in the past three games to give him 41 points on the season.
Mar 9 - 10:54 AM

Duncan Keith registered two assists on Wednesday in a 5-2 victory against the Detroit Red Wings.

His multi-point performance allowed him to hit the 40-point plateau for a third straight season. Keith was one of four defensemen named to Team Canada for the World Cup of Hockey on Wednesday.
Mar 3 - 9:52 AM

Duncan Keith collected three assists in a 7-2 win over Toronto on Monday night.

All of his helpers came on the power play, which went 4-for-7 in the contest. Keith had the secondary assist on goals by Andrew Shaw, Artemi Panarin and Teuvo Teravainen in the win. He has produced one goal and eight points in the last seven games.
Feb 16 - 11:18 AM

Duncan Keith in Chicago's 4-2 loss to Dallas on Thursday night.

He got the Blackhawks on the board in the third period to end the team's scoreless streak at more than 123 minutes. Keith has eight goals and 33 points in 48 games this season.
Feb 12 - 9:22 AM

Duncan Keith has become a rover on the Blackhawks' power play.

He has free reign to move all over the ice. "It's kind of a new challenge," Keith said. "I've never done that position before, so I was actually excited to try it out. It's a position where I have the ability to roam around and support and freewheel a little bit. I'm kind of all over the place." Chicago has gone 0-for-11 on the power play in the last three games, but Keith has racked up 11 man-advantage points this year.
Feb 6 - 11:11 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Toews
2Artem Anisimov
3Teuvo Teravainen
4Marcus Kruger
LW1Artemi Panarin
2Andrew Ladd
3Andrew Shaw
4Tomas Fleischmann
5Andrew Desjardins
RW1Patrick Kane
2Marian Hossa
3Dale Weise
4Richard Panik
5Brandon Mashinter
D1Duncan Keith
2Brent Seabrook
3Niklas Hjalmarsson
4Erik Gustafsson
5Trevor van Riemsdyk
6Michal Rozsival
7David Rundblad
8Christian Ehrhoff
9Viktor Svedberg
G1Corey Crawford
2Scott Darling
3Michael Leighton