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Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith suspended for one game by NHL
Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith suspended for one game by NHL

The Chicago Blackhawks will be without one of their core players for Game 4 of the NHL Western Conference finals on Thursday as the league suspended defenseman Duncan Keith for one game after his high-sticking of Kings center Jeff Carter in Game 3. Keith, a repeat offender, had a telephone hearing Wednesday morning with the league's department of player safety regarding the incident. He practiced with his teammates at Staples Center in the afternoon and word of the one-game suspension came down several hours later. His absence will be a major concern for Chicago, which leads the series two games to one. It would be somewhat comparable to the Kings having to play without All-Star...

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