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Edmonton Oilers Duncan Keith announces retirement after 17 seasons with the NHL



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An extended-time veteran of the NHL, Edmonton Oilers defenceman Duncan Keith introduced his retirement from hockey Tuesday morning.

After 16 seasons with the Chicago Blackhawks, Keith most just lately performed his seventeenth season with the Oilers after being traded to the Alberta capital in July 2021.

His resume is nothing in need of spectacular, having gained three Stanley Cup championships, two Norris Trophies and the Conn Smythe Trophy in 2015.

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The 38-year-old appeared in 64 video games with the Oilers and averaged about 19:44 time on ice per recreation through the common season, in response to the Oilers.

The membership mentioned he additionally ranked second in takeaways and third in hits whereas mentoring the crew’s youthful defencemen. On Nov. 1, 2021 he reached a brand new achievement with the Oilers, notching his 1,2 hundredth recreation towards the Seattle Kraken.

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After being drafted 54th general to Chicago, Keith by no means missed a recreation in these 16 seasons and finishes his profession enjoying 1,256 common season video games with 106 objectives, 540 assists and 675 penalty minutes alongside a plus/minus ranking of +159.

The Winnipeg native additionally represented Canada on the 2010 and 2014 Olympics the place he was a part of the gold medal successful crew.

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