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Duncan Keith
Duncan Keith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Penticton, B.C.

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 173

Position:
Defense

Birthdate:
07/16/1983

Experience:
1L

Previous Team:
Penticton Panthers (BCHL)


07/22/2013

Three Spartans Earn Olympic Orientation Invites

Miller, Abdelkader, Keith Up For Spots in Sochi

06/25/2013

Keith Claims Second Stanley Cup

Six Spartans have won the Stanley Cup in last eight seasons.

06/12/2013

Former Spartans Torey Krug, Duncan Keith Ready for Stanley Cup Finals

Blackhawks and Bruins will meet in the first Original Six final since 1979.

04/30/2013

Spartans Begin Stanley Cup Quest

NHL Post-Season Begins Tuesday

2001-02: Earned 2002 CCHA all-rookie team honorable mention status, after appearing in all 41 games ? Added three goals and 12 assists for 15 points ? Opened the season with a five-game point streak from Oct. 6-26, recording 2-6--8 during that span ? Had four multiple-point games on the season ? picked up a pair of assists vs. Lake Superior State (Oct. 12), notched two helpers vs. Ferris State (Oct. 20) and tallied a goal and an assist at Nebraska-Omaha (Oct. 26) and vs. Notre Dame (Feb. 9) ? Snapped a seven-game scoreless streak with an assist in the Spartans? 4-4 overtime tie vs. Minnesota (Nov. 25) ? Picked up a pair of helpers vs. North Dakota in the Great Lakes Invitational championship game (Dec. 29) ? Assist in MSU win vs. Ohio State (Jan. 25) brought to an end a six-game scoreless stretch ? Scored first career goal in 3-3 overtime tie vs. Michigan in front of 74,554 fans at Spartan Stadium (Oct. 6) ? One of 38 players invited to the Canadian National Junior Team tryout camp in December.

PRIOR TO MSU: Played for the Penticton Panthers of the British Columbia Hockey League in 2000-01 ? Led BCHL defensemen in points and ranked ninth overall in scoring with 18-64--82 in 60 regular-season games last season ? 64 assists were fourth-most in BCHL ? 10 of his 18 goals came on special teams ? eight power-play tallies and two shorthanded markers ? Added three goals and six assists in seven playoff games for the Panthers ? Helped Penticton to the Interior Conference regular-season championship and a league-best 48-10-2 record ? 2001 BCHL Interior Conference First Team selection ? Also recognized as the league?s Best Defenseman in 2001 ? Played for the winning Interior Conference team in the 2001 BCHL All-Star Game after receiving the highest vote total of any blueliner in the league (39 of a possible 40 votes) ? Served as team co-captain in 1999-2000 and 2000-01 ? Won team?s Best Defenseman Award in 2000-01.

PERSONAL: Born July 16, 1983 ? Business major ? Graduate of Penticton Secondary School ? Lists weightlifting and mountain biking as hobbies ? A fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs ? Lists Anaheim?s Paul Kariya and Pavel Bure of the Florida Panthers as his favorite professional players ? Son of David and Jean Keith ? Says his father is his biggest hockey influence because ?he?s taught me a lot about the game and given me the vision to play in the National Hockey League? ? Selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the second round (54th overall) in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.


By The Numbers
First Collegiate Goal: Oct. 6, 2001 vs. Michigan
Longest Point Scoring Streak: Five games 
	(Oct. 6-26, 2001; 2-6--8)
Most Goals, Game: 1, three times 
	(MR: Feb. 9, 2002 vs. Notre Dame)
Most Assists, Game: 2, three times 
	(MR: Dec. 29, 2001 vs. North Dakota)
Most Points, Game: 2, five times 
	(MR: Feb. 9, 2002 vs. Notre Dame)

Career Statistics YEAR GP G A PTS PPG SHG GWG +/- PEN-MIN 2001-02 41 3 12 15 1 0 0 +7 9-18 TOTALS 41 3 12 15 1 0 0 +7 9-18

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