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Team W-L-OTL Pts
18-5-5 41
18-9-1 37
16-4-4 36
11-13-3 25
11-12-1 23
8-13-7 23
10-16-0 20
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Top Duncan Keith News

  • Duncan Keith: Retiring from hockey

    Keith is going to retire from hockey, reports Pierre LeBrun of TSN.

    The 38-year-old Keith has had a likely Hall of Fame career, putting up 106 goals and 646 points in 1,256 games with the Blackhawks and just a single season with the Oilers. He earned the Norris trophy twice and the Conn Smythe once, and Keith hoisted the Stanley Cup three times in Chicago. There's term left on his deal, and due to the cap recapture mechanism, the Blackhawks will be on the hook for a $5.5 million penalty this season and $1.9 million next season.

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  • Oilers' Duncan Keith: Sends helper in win

    Keith notched an assist and blocked four shots in Thursday's 5-4 overtime win over the Flames in Game 5.

    Keith helped out on Evan Bouchard's game-tying goal at 16:08 of the second period. The 38-year-old Keith has only gotten on the scoresheet in three of the Oilers' 12 playoff contests, but he's picked up five points. The experienced blueliner has played big minutes in a top-four role, and he's added 24 blocked shots, 14 shots on net and a minus-3 rating.

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  • Oilers' Duncan Keith: Three-point burst Friday

    Keith scored a goal on two shots and added a pair of assists in Friday's 5-3 win over the Flames in Game 2.

    Keith sparked the Oilers' comeback push with a first-period tally. He also set up Connor McDavid and Evan Bouchard (on the power play) in the second period as the visitors pulled even at 3-3. Prior to Friday, Keith had one point in eight playoff games, so this level of production shouldn't be expected regularly. The 38-year-old has added 13 shots on net, 15 blocked shots and a minus-2 rating in a top-four role.

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  • Oilers' Duncan Keith: Logs power-play assist

    Keith posted a power-play assist, two hits and two blocked shots in Monday's 4-3 loss to the Kings in Game 1.

    Keith ended the regular season on a four-game point drought, but that ended when he set up Kailer Yamamoto's second-period tally. The 38-year-old Keith is expected to play a top-four role in the postseason while adding a wealth of playoff experience. Prior to this year, the defenseman has amassed 86 points in 135 playoff contests while lifting the Stanley Cup three times as a member of the Blackhawks.

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  • Oilers' Duncan Keith: Hands out helper

    Keith produced an assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Friday's 6-3 win over the Avalanche.

    Keith has picked up assists in each of the last two games. He also had to take on 21:34 of ice time, his highest total since March 9, when Darnell Nurse (lower body) exited the game. Keith is up to 21 points, 78 shots, 100 blocked shots and a plus-12 rating through 60 contests, but he's mainly seen a second-pairing role for much of the season. With Nurse's status unclear for Sunday in Columbus, the 38-year-old Keith could be asked to play a larger role in the near term.

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  • Oilers' Duncan Keith: Impressive in win

    Keith notched an assist, went plus-5 and blocked two shots in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Stars.

    This was the first time in Keith's illustrious career that he posted a plus-5 in a single contest. His helper Wednesday came on Connor McDavid's empty-net tally late in the third period. Prior to this game, Keith had gone minus-4 with no points, 19 blocks and 14 shots on net in his previous nine outings. The 38-year-old is at 20 points, 76 shots, 98 blocked and a plus-11 rating through 59 appearances for the season.

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  • Oilers' Duncan Keith: Assist streak at three games

    Keith logged a power-play assist and blocked two shots in Monday's 6-1 win over the Coyotes.

    Keith has an assist in each of the last three games, and two of them have come on the power play. The 38-year-old defenseman probably can't keep this small surge of offense going much longer. He's been alright with 19 points, 62 shots on net, 77 blocked shots and a plus-10 rating through 49 contests in a mostly defensive role.

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  • Oilers' Duncan Keith: Picks up assist Saturday

    Keith notched an assist and two PIM in Saturday's 9-5 loss to the Flames.

    Keith helped out on a Derick Brassard goal in the first minute of the game. This was Keith's second straight game with an assist, but he's posted just four helpers in 13 outings in March. The 38-year-old is up to 18 points, 62 shots on goal, 75 blocked shots and a plus-9 rating in 48 contests. He's been a fixture on the second pairing when healthy.

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  • Oilers' Duncan Keith: Pockets power-play helper

    Keith notched a power-play assist in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.

    Keith helped out on a Kailer Yamamoto goal in the second period, a rare instance of the Oilers' second power-play unit making an impact. The 38-year-old Keith has been an inconsistent contributor on offense with just three assists in his last 12 contests. For the season, he's at 17 points, 75 blocked shots, 62 shots on net and a plus-8 rating in 47 appearances. He's played primarily on the second pairing in a defensive role.

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  • Oilers' Duncan Keith: Scores first points since return

    Keith served two assists in a 7-5 win over the Red Wings on Tuesday.

    Keith had not added a point since returning from the injured reserve (upper body) on March 1 against Philadelphia. The veteran defenseman has never been much for goal-scoring, but still is viable when it comes to assists, with 15 helpers in 42 games this season.

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  • Oilers' Duncan Keith: Returning to action

    Keith (upper body) was activated off injured reserve and will participate in Tuesday's game against Philadelphia.

    Keith has missed the last nine games while dealing with an upper-body injury that he incurred in a 4-1 loss to Chicago on Feb. 9. The 38-year-old has averaged 20:40 of ice time and dealt nine assists over his last 15 appearances.

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  • Oilers' Duncan Keith: Might play Tuesday

    Keith (upper body) could be an option against the Flyers on Tuesday, Jason Gregor of reports.

    Keith last was in action Feb. 9 versus the Blackhawks due to his upper-body injury that cost him the last nine contests. While the veteran defenseman has managed just one goal in 35 games this year, he has chipped in 13 helpers and could offer decent mid-range fantasy value once given the all-clear.

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  • Oilers' Duncan Keith: Placed on injured reserve

    Keith (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Thursday.

    Keith is in the concussion protocol and dealing with additional upper-body soreness after a hard impact with the boards Wednesday. He's already expected to miss at least two weeks, so his placement on IR won't change his recovery timeline. Markus Niemelainen and Philip Broberg will compete for a third-pairing spot while Keith is out.

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  • Oilers' Duncan Keith: Out 2-4 weeks

    Keith (upper body) will be sidelined for 2-4 weeks.

    Keith suffered the injury Wednesday against Chicago and is reportedly in concussion protocol while dealing with upper-body soreness. It sounds like he'll miss at least seven games with the potential for more if his absence falls toward the end of his return timeline.

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  • Oilers' Duncan Keith: Injured Wednesday

    Keith (upper body) was injured in the first period of Wednesday's game versus the Blackhawks, Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic reports.

    Keith crashed hard into the boards in the first period, and he needed help getting off the ice. The defenseman appeared to hit his head or shoulder during the incident. That likely leaves the 38-year-old as questionable at best for Friday's game versus the Islanders. The Oilers should update his status prior to that contest.

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  • Oilers' Duncan Keith: Stays hot heading into break

    Keith dished out two assists and blocked three shots in Wednesday's 5-3 win over Washington.

    Keith has contributed on both ends of the ice lately. He's blocked at least three shots in five of the past six games while chipping in five assists over that stretch. The 38-year-old blueliner will have an opportunity to rest his bones during the All-Star break, as Edmonton won't play again until next Tuesday against Vegas.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-1, 192 lbs
Birthplace: Winnipeg, MB
Age: 40
Experience: 17
Shoots: Left