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Duncan Keith | Defenseman

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (31) / 7/16/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 192
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Duncan Keith doesn't have the mumps.
The Blackhawks didn't think Keith had the mumps, but at this point any time a player gets sick, NHL teams have to act with caution. Keith will be available for Saturday's game. Dec 19 - 1:16 PM

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Coach Joel Quenneville said that it's "unlikely" that Duncan Keith is suffering from a case of the mumps.

He missed Tuesday's game against Minnesota because of an illness. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Dec 17 - 12:27 PM

Duncan Keith will miss Tuesday's game against Minnesota due to an illness.

Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville isn't sure what Keith is sick with and he consequently couldn't rule out the possibility that it's the mumps. About 15 NHL players have been hit by the disease. With Keith sidelined, David Rundblad will probably draw into the lineup.
Dec 16 - 1:01 PM

Duncan Keith netted his sixth goal of the season in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout victory over the Devils.

Keith is having a typical season by his standards, which is to say he's been excellent. With 18 points in 28 games he's well on his way to surpassing 50 with a gaudy plus/minus rating. Just another day at the office for the perennial Norris Trophy candidate. Bryan Bickell also scored for Chicago in the win.
Dec 9 - 9:52 PM

Duncan Keith skipped Friday's practice, but it was more of a maintenance day off.

He should be in the lineup Saturday night against the Oilers. Keep Keith active for now.
Source: CSN Chicago
Nov 22 - 12:31 PM

Duncan Keith generated a goal and an assist in Sunday's 6-2 win over Dallas.

He posted four shots on goal in the match and logged 25:31 of ice time despite Chicago playing short a defenseman for most of the night. The Hawks lost Trevor van Riemsdyk to an injury early in the game. Keith topped 30 minutes last Tuesday and he played 27:35 on Friday versus Detroit. He has 11 points in 18 outings.
Nov 17 - 9:31 AM

Duncan Keith scored a goal in Chicago's 3-2 loss to Washington on Friday night.

Keith's power play goal gave Chicago a 2-0 lead in the game, but they were unable to hold on for the win. The 31-year-old has been a minus- player in three of the Hawks' last four games, but he's still in the upper-echelon of defensemen in the NHL. Keith now has three goals and eight points in 14 games this season. He averages over 25:00 of ice time per game.
Nov 7 - 11:35 PM

Duncan Keith tallied a goal and an assist in Chicago's 3-2 shootout win over Dallas on Thursday to begin the 2014-15 season.

The Blackhawks were outplayed in the first and second periods by the speedy Stars, but Keith gave Chicago a 1-0 lead after one frame and he added a power-play assist on Patrick Sharp's tying marker in the third.
Oct 10 - 11:36 AM

Duncan Keith was awarded his second career James Norris Trophy Tuesday as the NHL's top defenseman.

The Chicago blueliner experienced a fantastic season in 2013-14 and beat out Boston's Zdeno Chara and Nashville's Shea Weber for the honor. Minnesota's Ryan Suter and the Blues' Alex Pietrangelo rounded out the top five vote-getters for the award.
Jun 24 - 8:45 PM

Duncan Keith is regarded as the favorite to win the Norris Trophy as the NHL's top defenseman.

He is listed as 10/11 favorite to take Norris honors according to oddsmakers. Zdeno Chara is listed as 8/5, while Shea Weber is listed as 4/1. The Trophy will be awarded next week in Las Vegas.
Jun 21 - 11:18 AM

Chicago struggled defensively against Los Angeles in the Western Conference Final.

The Kings ended up winning the series in Game 7 after Chicago conceded the lead three times. Their worst collapse though came in Game 2 when the Blackhawks had a 2-0 lead late in the second period and Los Angeles responded with six unanswered goals. "Obviously we gave up a lot of leads this series, especially," Duncan Keith said. "You go back to Game 2, we had the lead going into the third. I don't know. We played hard, but it just seemed like obviously you've got to give L.A. a lot of credit. They were resilient and never gave up. In Game 7, overtime, anything can happen."
Source: CSN Chicago
Jun 3 - 9:26 AM

The Chicago Blackhawks are understandably upbeat after closing the 3-1 series deficit against the Los Angeles Kings.

"We're excited but nothing's done yet. We understand that," Duncan Keith said . "We've given ourselves the opportunity to play in that Game 7, to have a chance to move on, and I think that’s what we're excited about." Game 7 will be played Sunday night. If Chicago wins, this will be the second straight campaign they will have overcome a 3-1 series deficit. They were in that position against the Detroit Red Wings in the second round of the 2013 playoffs.
Source: CSN Chicago
Jun 1 - 9:47 AM

Duncan Keith registered his fourth goal of the postseason in Friday's 4-3 victory over Los Angeles in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final.

His third-period tally tied the game at 3-3 and the Kings' momentum when it looked like Chicago was going to be eliminated. He is currently tied for second among defensemen in goals during the 2014 playoffs; one marker behind Montreal's P.K. Subban and Los Angeles' Jake Muzzin. Keith has picked up 11 points in 18 games.
May 31 - 5:05 PM

Duncan Keith recorded a point in his third straight game, but the Hawks collapsed in the third period in a 6-2 loss to the Kings on Wednesday night.

Keith has 10 points in 14 playoff games with a +5 rating. The Blackhawks were oh so close to building a 2-0 series lead on the rival Kings in Game 2, but Chicago imploded and allowed six straight goals in the final 22 minutes to fall 6-2 and lose home ice advantage in the Western Final.
May 21 - 11:09 PM

Duncan Keith scored his third goal of the playoffs in Sunday's 3-1 win over Los Angeles to begin Round 3.

He scored the game-winning goal in the second period when his point shot was deflected off the stick of the Kings' forward Trevor Lewis. The shot took a wicked hop and went over Jonathan Quick. Keith has nine points in 13 postseason contests.
May 19 - 8:05 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Toews
2Brad Richards
3Andrew Shaw
4Marcus Kruger
5Joakim Nordstrom
LW1Patrick Sharp
2Brandon Saad
3Bryan Bickell
4Daniel Carcillo
RW1Patrick Kane
2Marian Hossa
3Kris Versteeg
4Ben Smith
D1Duncan Keith
2Brent Seabrook
3Niklas Hjalmarsson
4Johnny Oduya
5Michal Rozsival
6Tim Erixon
7David Rundblad
8Trevor van Riemsdyk
G1Corey Crawford
2Antti Raanta