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Blackhawks Keith Doesn't Think Players Are More Reckless

Duncan_Keith_Blackhawks_2013As hockey fans debate another injury-causing hit that?s sure to result in a suspension, we direct you to the comments of one Duncan Keith, defenseman for the Chicago Blackhawks.

?I haven?t noticed guys getting more reckless,? Keith said, per the Chicago Sun-Times. ?I think if you look back and watch games from the 1990s and the ?80s, you?d see a penalty on every single shift. I think it?s the opposite now. It?s unfortunate that there?s been a few guys taken off on stretchers, and I?d like to think that?s somewhat of a coincidence that it all happened in a week. Hopefully it stops. But it?s a fast-paced game. Injuries can happen.?

Some believe the NHL isn?t doing enough to keep bad hits out of the game, and perhaps there?s more that can be done.

Source: Jason Brough, NBC Sports, Pro Hockey, Talk



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