Originally posted on Goon's World  |  Last updated 3/21/12

HELSINKI, FINLAND - OCTOBER 02: #2 Duncan Keith of the Chicago Blackhawks in action during The Compuware/NHL Premiere Helsinki series match between the Florida Panthers and the Chicago Blackhawks at the Hartwall Areena on October 2, 2009 in Helsinki, Finland. The Compuware/NHL Premiere series is the first every regular season NHL matches to be held in Helsinki. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

With Shane Doan getting suspended for three games for elbowing Jamie Benn in the face, you've got to think that the Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith is going to get a game or two suspension for taking out the Canucks star forward Daniel Sedin with this high elbow to the head.

These types of dirty hits are not acceptable and the NHL needs to be more proactive in removing these types of hits from the game of hockey. Dirty hits take out more hockey players than fights do in the NHL.  This is the type of plays that the NHL needs to punish severely and with out apology.
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