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It’s only a day after Duncan Keith delivered a flying elbow to the head of Daniel Sedin as retaliation for a previous hit that Sedin had laid on Keith. Keith’s hit was illegal and he will absolutely be suspended for it; however this is one of those cases where I believe that an illegal action was also a necessary action. Necessary because proper justice was not going to be served for a hit that Keith felt crossed the line.
Keith has no history of playing dirty and last night he did; I believe he took matters into his own hands to send a message to the NHL and to teach Daniel Sedin a lesson.
Vancouver fans are crying “bloody murder”, and a good percentage of NHL players and fans are quietly thinking to themselves.. “couldn’t have happened to a better team”. It is undeniable that the Vancouver Canucks have a reputation as being one the NHL’s dirtiest and most hated teams and last night they got exactly what they deserved, a taste of their own Dirty Medicine.
And for those Canuck fans ...
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Keith will miss the following five games: March 25 vs Nashville March 27 @ New Jersey March 29 vs St. Louis March 31 @ Nashville April 1 vs Minnesota
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith will have a telephone hearing with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan on Friday.Keith could be facing a suspension for elbowing Vancouver Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin during Wednesday night's game.Sedin played on one more shift after the hit before leaving the game for good. He was ruled out of Thursday's game against Dallas and...
Canucks left winger Daniel Sedin has returned to Vancouver after taking an elbow to the head in a game against Chicago.
A team spokesperson confirmed Thursday that Sedin flew home following Vancouver's 2-1 overtime loss to the Blackhawks a night earlier, when Sedin was sidelined by a hit from Chicago defenseman Duncan Keith in the first period.
Keith received a 2-minute elbowing...
The Vancouver Canucks want the NHL to throw the book at Duncan Keith for his hit on Daniel Sedin on Wednesday night. Ironic, isn’t it, that an organization that has taken more cheap/dirty hits than any in the league in … Continue reading →
On Wednesday night, the game between the Blackhawks and Canucks saw emotions come to a boil after Duncan Keith made this high hit on Daniel Sedin: Daniel did not return to the game after the hit. However, as TSN pointed … Continue reading →
Duncan Keith may be applauded in Boston for his recent hit on Daniel Sedin, but Brendan Shanahan probably isn't happy for what went down during the Blackhawks-Canucks game on Wednesday night in Chicago. Keith came up high with a vicious elbow directed at the Canucks forward's head, as seen in the video below.
Vancouver Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin left Wednesday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks in the first period.
Sedin exited the contest shortly after he was elbowed in the head by Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith.
Although he played on a subsequent power play, Sedin did not return to the game. Earlier in the period, Sedin had hit Keith in the head with his shoulder.
Just in case there was any lingering doubt, Daniel Sedin has been diagnosed with a concussion, as confirmed by TSN yesterday. The waiting game begins as the Canucks continue to assess Daniel on the road to recovery.
Despite struggling in recent weeks, the Vancouver Canucks still hold a comfortable lead atop the Northwest Division.
They may struggle even more if they're forced to play without Daniel Sedin.
With Sedin's status uncertain, the Canucks will try to cool off the surging Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center on Thursday night.
Vancouver (43-21-9) has stumbled to a 3-5...
from Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun, Move over, Stephane Auger, you’ve got company in the Vancouver Canucks’ refereeing doghouse.
Alain Vigneault met with reporters before Thursday night’s game in Dallas to provide an update on injured forward Daniel Sedin. And without actually naming referee Dan O’Halloran, the Canuck coach clearly indicated he wasn’t happy with the...
As both Bob McKenzie and Dan Murphy have tweeted this morning, Daniel Sedin was sent home by the Vancouver Canucks for further evaluation following the elbow to the head he took from Duncan Keith last night in Chicago.
The Lonestar W
The Vancouver Canucks responded with an aggressive game against the Stars on Thursday, steeping up the intensity with a 2-1 win over Dallas after losing Daniel Sedin to injury a night before.
The Hat Trick
Mason Raymond had another solid game on Thursday putting up a pair of points of Vancouver’s newly formed top line alongside Henrik Sedin and...
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The Vancouver Canucks showed up on Wednesday night against Chicago – that’s for sure but the one goal they managed to score 27 seconds into the game wasn’t enough as they lost their second straight game and their fourth in the last five.
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When: 8:30 PM ET, Thursday, March...
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Vancouver Canucks (44-21-9) at Colorado Avalanche (40-31-5...
A classic Blackhawks/Canucks brawl ensued, but a hockey game broke out in the 3rd period where Chicago prevailed in a 2-1 OT victory on Wednesday night.
Johnny Oduya ripped a shot mid-way through overtime that deflected off Andrew Shaw to seal the game-winning goal.
It all started with Janik Hansen using Johnny Oduya as a turnstyle and popping the first goal of the game on the...