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The Chicago Blackhawks have been the National Hockey League’s (NHL’s) second hottest team, behind only the scintillatingly-hot Pittsburgh Penguins who have sported a 13-0-1 record recently. The Blackhawks have blistered their way up the NHL’s Western Conference standings at an 8-1-1 clip, including a recent 5-0-0 run, all of this being done without the services of their captain and leader Jonathan Toews, who has missed the past 14 games with a concussion.
In spite of this devastating loss, the Blackhawks are only one point out of the Western Conference’s 4th position.
They have received stellar goaltending from Corey Crawford, who has appeared to solidify himself as the starting netminder for the rest of the season and quite possibly the Stanley Cup playoffs, barring an injury or an impending funk.
Their defense has been rock-solid, giving up only 16 goals in nine of their last ten games played, save for surrendering five goals against the St. Louis Blues on March 6th. Their blu...
BEST OF MAXIM
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 could be facing a longer suspension than anticipated when he has a telephone hearing with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan on Friday.
Keith will be quizzed for his elbow to the head of Vancouver Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin during Wednesday night's game.
Because the hearing will be conducted by phone, it has been speculated that...
Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos is reporting late Thursday night that Duncan Keith’s meeting with the NHL might be bigger than initially reported. Kypreos tweeted that the league has indeed asked Keith to meet in-person regarding his elbow to the head of … Continue reading →
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...
This is a conversation that needs to happen.That is all.(I suspect they would talk about hoses, little people and Chris Chelios)
According to TSN's Bob McKenzie the NHL has changed its mind and requested an in-person hearing with Duncan Keith which the defenceman waived, meaning the suspension is no longer limited to less than five games. More to come as news of the length of the suspension breaks this afternoon.
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...
<a href="http://www.mogreet.com/moshare/it/" 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...
The main topic of discussion was the Duncan Keith suspension.
Canucks rely on young defenceman
Amidst all the insanity that has characterized the past few weeks with the slumbering play of the team in general including the lack of sharpness on the power play, and the slugfest that erupted in Chicago following the vicious cheapshot by Duncan Keith on Daniel Sedin, what has gone quite under reported is the sterling play of Canucks rookie defenceman...
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...
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.
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