Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 09/17/11 at 11:38 PM ET
from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,
It is foolish, of course, to read too much into a training camp scrimmage, let alone the first day.
But darn it if Duncan Keith didn’t look like the Duncan Keith of old out there Saturday before a sold-out crowd at United Center as the Chicago Blackhawks opened camp.
Good omen? The Blackhawks certainly hope so. For if there’s an overriding factor in Chicago’s return to glory, it’s a bounce-back season from the 2009-10 Norris Trophy winner.
Let’s make one thing clear—Keith did not have a bad campaign last season. We can name 30 NHL head coaches who would take 45 points (7-38) in 82 games from a workhorse who once again led the team ice time.
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