Found March 25, 2012 on Goon's World:

While a suspension for Duncan Keith is warranted by the National Hockey League, the Vice President of Player Safety Brendan Shanahan proved once again that there are two sets of rules in the NHL.

If you're a super star like Daniel Sedin or ________ insert superstar you can hit people in the head with an elbow and not suffer any consequences. However, if you a "lesser" star player like a Duncan Keith who doesn't have the mojo  of one of the Sedin twins or a an Evgeni Malkin you're given more lee-way and room to commit questionable bush league acts without the fear of being suspended until you have committed a fair number of them like Alex Ovechkin, then the league is forced to suspend them. Another fail by Shanahan.
CBC.COM --- "Regardless of Keith's assertion that the intent on this play was to impede Sedin's progress as opposed to a retaliation for an earlier hit, Keith's hit was still dangerous, reckless and caused injury," said NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan in a statement.
"We've also taken into consideration Keith's supplemental discipline record which includes no suspensions and one fine over nearly seven NHL seasons."


Blackhawks defenseman Keith suspended 5 games

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith was suspended for five games without pay by the NHL on Friday for elbowing Vancouver star Daniel Sedin in the head. Keith lunged at Sedin in the neutral zone in the first period of Chicago's 2-1 overtime victory Wednesday night, hitting Sedin in the head. Sedin didn't have the puck at the time. Keith was given a minor penalty for...

Duncan Keith suspended 5 games for elbow on Daniel Sedin

Duncan Keith has been suspended five games for his elbow on Daniel Sedin during the first period of Wednesday's game between the Canucks and Blackhawks. The hit occurred 13:36 into the game and Keith was given a minor penalty for for elbowing. Daniel Sedin is now out indefinitely with a head injury. The injury could not come at a worse time for the Canucks as the playoffs are...

Duncan Keith Suspended Five Games For Hit On Sedin

<a href="" class="moshare-button-21" data-message="The NHL Department of Player Safety suspended Blackhawks defenseman, Duncan Keith, for five games following a nasty elbow to the head of Canucks forward Daniel Sedin. While Keith is a key player in the Blackhawks lineup, Daniel Sedin (out indefinitely) leads the Canucks...

Canucks' Daniel Sedin has concussion

Vancouver Canucks coach Alain Vigneault says injured winger Daniel Sedin has a concussion. The team remains mum on the left wing's condition, or if he will be able to return to action before the playoffs. ''He's got a concussion, and when we have something more to say, we'll say it,'' said Vigneault ahead of Vancouver's game against the Los Angeles...

My immediate thought upon seeing Duncan Keith

This is a conversation that needs to happen.That is all.(I suspect they would talk about hoses, little people and Chris Chelios) 

Are Henrik and Daniel Sedin on the decline?

Coming off back to back scoring titles by Henrik and Daniel respectively in the last two years in the NHL, the Sedin’s scoring has dropped off quite a bit. Let’s take a look at the past three years of their scoring statistics. 2011/2012 Henrik Sedin 74 games played and 72 points Daniel Sedin 72 games [...]

Canucks vs. Colorado Avalanche blog: love ’em & hate ‘em

Life After Daniel The sky may not be falling, but with Daniel Sedin back in Vancouver trying to figure out the extent of his brain damage, the Vancouver Canucks have won the two games in his absence. All of a sudden the Canucks are just two points back of St. Louis for the conference title with six of seven games remaining at home. They were right, March truly doesn’t matter at...

Video- Hotstove On HNIC

The main topic of discussion was the Duncan Keith suspension.

Sunday Links: Canucks Morning Java

The Stretch Run It’s only 3-ish weeks until the playoffs start and the Canucks chances for winning the Cup are _________. You fill in the blank. Not that you will be up at 5am on a Sunday to read this right away but if at some point in your day you get around to going through the list, I sincerely hope you enjoy it. Peruse through some of the best; and worst Canucks related articles...

Can Vancouver replicate last year's playoff success?

Entering this season, the Vancouver Canucks were still the favorites to win the Western Conference. Despite losing Game 7 of the 2011 Stanley Cup final, the core which featured stars like Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Ryan Kesler and Roberto Luongo found a way to regain their composure and once again dominate the opposition.With six games left in their regular season, the Canucks are...

Canucks vs. Colorado Avalanche betting odds & handicapping preview – March 24th

Betting Man? Will Canucks maintain their dominance over the Avs? The Vancouver Canucks finish up a four game road trip on Saturday night with a date against the Colorado Avalanche, a team that they have gone 13-0-2 against in their last 15 meetings. CLICK HERE CHECK OUT THE CANUCKS BLOG IN OUR CLUBHOUSE SECTION AT NWSB! Vancouver Canucks (44-21-9) at Colorado Avalanche (40-31-5...

A New Set Of Twins In Vancouver?

Van TwinCity? With brother Daniel out of action for what could be up to two weeks as a result of a Duncan Keith head shot, the Vancouver Canucks brass have been scouring the classifieds, pounding the pavement and holding interviews with potential replacements for the lad from Sweden. No longer able to lineup beside his brother, Hank may to see time on the second line, or sandwiched...

Evening Line

“I had a lot of different stuff.  I had dizziness and a lot of headaches during the day. I was sleeping 16-18 hours a day and, when I tried to do some light workouts, I ended up getting real sick and I’d be in bed for four days. By around the end of February, we almost had no choice but to just shut me down and not do anything. At that point, I couldn’t get through a day without...
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