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Duncan Keith Today

from Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times,

Does Keith — one of the most decorated and lauded defensemen of his era — worry about his reputation? Is he a dirty player? Can he be a clean one from now on?

Keith believes he can.

“I try to play the game hard, and for the amount of minutes I play, the games I play, I feel I play the game hard,” Keith said Saturday in his first public comments since the Coyle incident on Tuesday night. “At the end of the day, I try to leave it on the ice. I’m not really focused on what I’m trying to leave out there as far as a reputation. I think everybody wants to have a reputation as a clean, honest player. There’s a line and a limit. It’s just being smarter and knowing that.”

Keith was asked if he can control his temper and assure both himself and his teammates that such an incident won’t happen again.

“Well, I think I’m going to have to,” he said. “It’s just knowing that line. I’m a competitive person, but I don’t think that’s something that I can’t stop. I think I can stop that.”

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WingedRider's avatar

I would love to have Keith on the Wings.  Gone are the days of cracking open a players head with a wooden stick, which is good, I think.

Posted by WingedRider from Saskatoon, SK on 04/02/16 at 02:14 PM ET

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