This past season will be one to remember for the Chicago Blackhawks and Duncan Keith.
Duncan Keith raises the Cup / Photo by Jonathan Daniel / Getty Images
The 2014 – 2015 campaign helped solidify Keith as one of best defenseman to ever lace up the skates. Keith led all Chicago defenseman in points this year, with his most notable point being the game winning goal in game six of the finals. The tally helped the Blackhawks bring home their third Stanley Cup in six years. It was the first time Chicago won the Stanley Cup on home ice since 1938.
Duncan Keith and the Conn Smythe Trophy - Photo by Jonathan Daniel / Getty Images
In addition to bringing home another Stanley Cup, Duncan added a Conn Smythe Trophy to his stockpile of hardware. His collection already includes two Stanley Cups, two James Norris Memorial Trophies (as the leagues top defenseman) and two Olympic Gold Medals.
Few hockey players will ever have a season like Duncan did in 2014 – 2015. Below are a few highlights from the season, along with training tips to help prepare for the next.
Duncan Keith Celebrates A Goal in Game Six - Photo by Scott Audette / NHLI via Getty Images
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The Chicago Blackhawks have clinched the 15th division championship in franchise history, earning a 3-2 shootout victory over the Detroit Red Wings tonight at the United Center. The game was Duncan Keith’s 600 career NHL game.
The Central Division championship, Chicago’s first since 2009-10, ensures the Blackhawks home-ice advantage for the first two rounds of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Blackhawks currently lead the Western Conference with 66 points (31-5-4) with eight games remaining in the regular season. Chicago will be making its fifth consecutive trip to the postseason.
The Chicago Blackhawks rolled to 6-0 as they defeated the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 in overtime. The Hawks six straight wins is the best start in team history. The previous mark was set by the 1971-72 team, which won five in a row.
Duncan Keith notched his first goal of the 2013 campaign with a power play blast early in the first period. Nick Leddy sealed the game for the Blackhawks in overtime.