Duncan Keith RUMORS & NEWS

  • NHL suspends Duncan Keith six games for high-sticking Coyle

    Sportsnet "Chicago Blackhawks defenceman Duncan Keith was suspended six games Friday for high-sticking Minnesota Wild forward Charlie Coyle. Keith was assessed a match penalty for the stick-swinging incident midway through the first period of Chicago’s 4-1 loss to Minnesota Tuesday. The suspension..." April 02

  • Blackhawks' Keith will not appeal suspension, apologized to Coyle

    The Score "After being banned six games for a stick-swinging incident against the Minnesota Wild, Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith told reporters Saturday he will not appeal the suspension. "There's a limit there and I gotta know that," Keith said, according to Mark Lazerus of the Sun-Times. "I..." April 02

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Duncan Keith's hearing slated for 4 p.m. ET today

  • Wild’s Charlie Coyle ‘stunned’ by Duncan Keith’s stick to his face

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Charlie Coyle said he was “stunned” when Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith swung his stick into Coyle’s face during the Wild’s 4-1 victory Tuesday night. The play, which resulted in Keith’s ejection Tuesday and a looming suspension, left Coyle with a black eye and stitches on his nose. He said..." March 31

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Chicago's Duncan Keith has been offered an in person hearing for high-sticking on Minnesota's Charlie Coyle.

  • Suspended for the start of the playoffs? Keith offered in-person hearing

    Pro Hockey Talk "The defending champion Chicago Blackhawks could be without their playoff MVP for the start of the playoffs. Duncan Keith has been offered an in-person hearing by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for high-sticking Minnesota’s Charlie Coyle in the face last night. An in-person hearing..." March 30

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    Tracey Myers @TramyersCSN

    Keith: "I was getting more anxious to get out there as time went on, and near the time I was going to be ready to play." #Blackhawks

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    Mark Lazerus @MarkLazerus

    Duncan Keith and Michal Rozsival will play tomorrow vs. St. Louis, Q says. #Blackhawks

  • Blackhawks' Keith cleared, could play this weekend

    NHL.com "Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith could play this weekend, coach Joel Quenneville said Tuesday. Quenneville said Keith has been cleared for contact and will be a full participant at practice Wednesday. Keith had surgery Oct. 20 to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and at the..." November 10

  • Blackhawks' Keith skates for first time since surgery

    NHL.com "Duncan Keith, the Chicago Blackhawks' top defenseman and reigning Conn Smythe Trophy winner, skated during a full team workout for the first time since having surgery Oct. 20 to repair a torn right meniscus. Keith skated the previous couple days with other Blackhawks making their way back from..." November 08

  • Blackhawks place Duncan Keith on long-term injured reserve

    CSN Chicago "With Duncan Keith sidelined for several weeks, the Blackhawks placed the defenseman on long-term injured reserve on Wednesday afternoon. The move wasn’t surprising; Keith is expected out 4-6 weeks after having surgery to repair a right knee meniscal tear. The Blackhawks, according to..." October 22

  • Duncan Keith undergoes surgery, out 4-6 weeks

    Sportsnet "The defending Stanley Cup champions will be without their No. 1 defenceman for at least a month. Chicago Blackhawks blueliner Duncan Keith underwent successful surgery to repair a right knee meniscal tear, the club announced Tuesday morning. Head team physician Dr. Michael Terry performed..." October 20

  • Wife of NHLer Duncan Keith loses bid for $150,000 in monthly support

    Vancouver Sun "The wife of National Hockey League star Duncan Keith has lost an interim bid in B.C. Supreme Court to get her husband to pay $150,000 per month in spousal support. Kelly Keith had sought the huge interim payout, along with $69,270 per month in child support, claiming she had suffered “economic..." September 24

  • Duncan Keith on ‘extremely difficult’ year off the ice, from divorce to Sharp rumors

    Pro Hockey Talk "From a hockey standpoint, this past year was incredible for Duncan Keith. The same can’t be said for the Chicago Blackhawks defenseman’s off-the-ice life, though. Keith spoke candidly about raising his son after going through a divorce – and the rumors that surfaced regarding former teammate..." July 17

  • Duncan Keith wins the Conn Smythe Trophy

    Pro Hockey Talk "No debate necessary. Duncan Keith has been awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the 2015 NHL playoffs. Keith scored the Stanley Cup-winning goal Monday at the United Center, capping a spectacular postseason run for the 31-year-old defenseman, who finished the playoffs with three goals..." June 16

  • Chicago Blackhawks Cheating Wife Scandal Erupts

    Terez Owens "This is what we’re hearing. Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp, is the main player mentioned in connection with Duncan Keith’s wife Kelly-Rae Keith. Our inside source who works for the Chicago Blackhawks, tells us the scandal has definitely affected team chemistry, and it has lead to a up..." March 03

  • Corey Crawford, Duncan Keith set to return for Blackhawks

    Chicago Tribune "Corey Crawford will return to the crease for the Chicago Blackhawks when they face the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night at Nationwide Arena. The veteran goaltender missed the last eight games with a left ankle injury suffered when he missed a step after attending a concert in Chicago...." December 19

  • It’s ‘unlikely’ Duncan Keith has the mumps, says Blackhawks coach

    Pro Hockey Talk "Duncan Keith was held out of the Chicago Blackhawks lineup on Tuesday due to illness, and with the mumps spreading throughout the National Hockey League, missing a game because of sickness raises eyebrows. However, according to multiple reports from Chicago reporters, Blackhawks’ head coach..." December 17

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    Tracey Myers @TramyersCSN

    Duncan Keith out sick tonight. Q said he "did not know" if it was the mumps. #Blackhawks

  • Blackhawks' Keith captures 2nd Norris Trophy

    Chicago Tribune "Not long after capturing the Norris Trophy in 2010, Duncan Keith took a look at the names attached to it and something stood out to the Blackhawks defenseman. “I was kind of surprised to see some of the players who have only won it once,” Keith said Tuesday at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas...." June 25

  • Bergeron, Burns and Keith named finalists for NHL Foundation Player Award

    NHL.com "Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron, San Jose Sharks forward Brent Burns and Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith are the three finalists for the 2013-14 NHL Foundation Player Award, presented to "an NHL player who applies the core values of hockey – commitment, perseverance and teamwork..." May 02

  • Chara, Keith, Weber voted Norris finalists

    NHL.com "Zdeno Chara of the Boston Bruins, Duncan Keith of the Chicago Blackhawks and Shea Weber of the Nashville Predators are the three finalists for the 2013-14 James Norris Memorial Trophy, awarded “to the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the..." April 28

  • Blackhawks' Keith leads race for Norris Trophy

    NHL.com "With three-quarters of the 2013-14 season complete, NHL.com looks at some of the biggest storylines and award contenders. Today we predict the winner of the James Norris Memorial Trophy, an annual award presented by the Professional Hockey Writers Association to the NHL's best..." February 28

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    Mark Lazerus @MarkLazerus

    Duncan Keith is feeling better and Q expects him to play tomorrow for the #NHLJets. Corey Crawford will be in net. #Blackhawks

  • Is Duncan Keith having the best season of his career?

    CSN Chicago "After he talked of the Chicago Blackhawks’ game overall, their special teams and their victory, Duncan Keith was asked about himself. What does he think of his game? “Pretty good,” Keith said, hesitant to go further. “I don’t like talking about my own game.” Keith may not want to talk..." December 19

  • Malkin, Kronwall, Keith named 'Stars' of week

    NHL.com "Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin, Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall and Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Dec. 1. FIRST STAR – EVGENI MALKIN, C, PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Malkin earned "First Star" honors for..." December 02

  • Keith suspended one game for high stick to Kings' Carter

    TSN "Chicago Blackhawks defenceman Duncan Keith has been suspended one game for his high stick to the face of Los Angeles Kings forward Jeff Carter in Game 3 of the Western Conference Final. Keith will sit out Game 4 on Thursday night as his team tries to extend their 2-1 series lead over Los..." June 06

  • League will review Duncan Keith's slash on Carter

    CSN Chicago "Duncan Keith said he wanted to “tap” Jeff Carter after the Los Angeles Kings forward slashed him on the hand while Keith was picking his glove up off the ice. Question is, will that very high “tap” cost the Chicago Blackhawks defenseman more than the four-minute minor he took in the game? Keith..." June 05

  • Blackhawks' Keith has 'day I'll always remember'

    Chicago Tribune "The question was an easy one. Following the Chicago Blackhawks' 3-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild in Game 4 of the Western Conference quarterfinals Tuesday night at Xcel Energy Center, defenseman Duncan Keith was asked how long it'd been since he'd slept. "How long have I been up?" Keith..." May 08

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    #Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith will be back in time for Game 4 vs. Wild after wife had baby boy today.

  • Duncan Keith takes sexism heat after dismissing Vancouver reporter’s question

    Yahoo! Sports "As eloquence goes, no one will ever confuse Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith’s oratory skills with, say, Morgan Freeman. Like the time we all thought he was proud of the head-shot he gave Daniel Sedin, but it turned out he just left out the word “not.” On Monday night, after the..." April 23

  • Time for defense to show its mettle

    Chicago Tribune "Duncan Keith will try to make the best out of being suspended for the Blackhawks' next five games "I'm going to use it as best I can to get rest and be work out with (strength and conditioning coach) Paul Goodman," said Keith, who was suspended Friday for his elbow to the jaw of the Canucks'..." March 25

  • NHL suspends Keith for 5 games

    Chicago Tribune "During Duncan Keith's hearing with the NHL on Friday, the Blackhawks defenseman argued he was trying to impede the progress of Daniel Sedin when he clocked the Canucks winger in the chin with his elbow during Wednesday night's 2-1 victory in overtime. League disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan..." March 24

  • No discipline for Hawks' Keith — yet

    Chicago Tribune "On Thursday, the NHL did not visit any discipline upon the Blackhawks' Duncan Keith for his elbow to the head of the Canucks' Daniel Sedin one night earlier, but that doesn't mean the defenseman won't be iced sometime soon. Especially given that Sedin was flown back to Vancouver on Thursday for..." March 23

  • Even against a Sedin, that's a suspension, Duncan

    Chicago Tribune "Duncan Keith is going to get suspended for drilling Daniel Sedin. Oh, there is a slim chance that NHL Hanging Judge Brendan Shanahan will go easy on a first-time offender, but the more you see Keith deliver that elbow so perfectly and blatantly, there's no chance that Shanahan doesn't send the..." March 23

  • Canucks hunt down Blackhawks' Keith after dirty hit on Daniel Sedin

    Vancouver Province "Midway through the second period of Wednesday night's game in Chicago, the TV crew began to fret over the Vancouver Canucks' various attempts to exact revenge on Duncan Keith. "They can't spend the rest of the game running after Duncan Keith," they said. "They're preoccupied with Duncan Keith,"..." March 22

  • Duncan Keith says Hawks must pledge to play 'good team game'

    Chicago Sun-Times "It might look like there are a range of reasons for why the Blackhawks are mired in an eight-game losing streak, but defenseman Duncan Keith pointed to just one. He said it's a lack of commitment from players who need to recognize the team's true identity. The Hawks aren't the ridiculously..." February 13

  • Kane, Toews, Keith light the lamp

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane so rarely need extra motivation. But with several former teammates returning to the United Center for the first time as visitors and Kane looking to break out of lengthy and uncharacteristic slump, both had added incentive in a 3-1 victory Friday over the Florida..." January 21

  • Keith accepting fault for poor defense

    Chicago Tribune "Moments after posting an ugly minus-4 during a game in which the Blackhawks' defense disappeared, Duncan Keith stood in the visiting dressing room trying to explain what happened. Twenty-four hours later, Keith was at it again after another minus-4 effort during an even uglier defensive..." November 23

  • Less is more for Keith

    Chicago Tribune "A little less Duncan Keith could turn into a lot more production for the Blackhawks defenseman. Keith led the NHL in ice time last season with an average of 26 minutes, 53 seconds per game and at times didn't appear to have the same jump in his skates as he did during the Stanley Cup run." October 26

  • Blackhawks' Keith rejuvenated for this season

    Chicago Tribune "The summer after the Blackhawks won the 2010 Stanley Cup, Duncan Keith took some time to relax before the defenseman began training for another season of hockey. Just not nearly enough time. "We won the Cup and I took two weeks off," Keith said. "Looking back, it was probably the stupidest..." September 18

  • Hit on Seabrook amped up Keith's game

    Vancouver Province "You won't get universal agreement from the Blackhawks, but Raffi Torre's shoulder-to-head hit on Brent Seabrook may have caused the flash of emotional gunpowder that's ignited the defending Stanley Cup champs in this wacky playoff series with the Canucks. Torres hammered Seabrook behind the net..." April 23

  • Duncan the Braveheart leads Hawks back

    Vancouver Sun "In Gaelic, the name Duncan means roughly "brown-haired warrior," so Dave and Jean Keith got it pretty much right when they christened their middle child. There is, however, a tint of red to Duncan Keith's locks and playoff stubble, so maybe the name is not quite perfect even if the Chicago..." April 23

  • Hawks' Duncan Keith back in form, turns his wrath on Canucks

    Chicago Sun-Times "Duncan Keith admitted Friday it has been a trying and inconsistent season for him. The Vancouver Canucks probably just wish he wasn't taking all of his frustrations out on them. Keith has been far and away the Blackhawks' best player in their first-round series against the Canucks — with..." April 23

  • Keith hitting stride in NHL playoffs

    Chicago Tribune "If you were of the disgruntled mindset that Duncan Keith was off to a particularly dreary start this season, then you and Duncan Keith have much in common. "I played a lot of games the year before, and there were things I probably could have done differently during the summer to prepare for..." April 23

  • Playoffs bringing out the best in Keith

    Chicago Tribune "The sight of Duncan Keith on Thursday night — shoulder pads still strapped on with a championship belt on his bench and a fallen partner's sweater hanging behind him — had everything to do with the sight of Duncan Keith on Sunday night. Two long, arduous seasons in which he pulled along the..." April 22

  • Thin defense has effect on Duncan Keith

    Chicago Sun-Times "Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith is accustomed to playing big minutes and taking long shifts. But even he felt a bit worn out Sunday against the Washington Capitals. The Hawks were forced to play with four defensemen for more than six minutes to start the third period because Brian Campbell..." March 14

  • Hawks' Leddy learning from master in pairing with Keith

    Chicago Tribune "All of 19 years old and thrust into a key role for the Blackhawks as they duke it out in the Western Conference, defenseman Nick Leddy is too busy to be nervous. "Down the stretch every game is critical," said Leddy, who has settled into a regular spot on the Hawks' blue line. "It gets pretty..." March 02

  • Keith starting to show some fire

    Chicago Tribune "The normally mild-mannered Duncan Keith unleashed a vigorous fist-pump after scoring Tuesday night, the telling punctuation to the end of a 15-game goal-free stretch. Clearly, the Blackhawks won't rely on the Norris Trophy winner to fuel the offense by piling up goals. But if finally cashing in..." February 03