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Chicago Blackhawks Working on Trading Veteran Defenseman

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As fan favorite Jonathan Toews is set to return to the Chicago Blackhawks more news is coming out of Chicago today regarding another fan favorite, a veteran defenceman to be exact.

Sportsnet Insider Elliotte Friedman tweeted out today that he believes the Chicago Blawkhawks are working together with Dunkan Keith to find him a new place to play. Either in the Pacific Northwest or Western Canada

The 37 year old defenseman is in the final two years of his deal that carries a $5,538,462 cap hit.

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Keith has played all 1192 of his NHL games with the Chicago Blackhawks putting together 625 points. He has won three stanley cups with the blackhawks and is a two time Norris winner.

Nearing the end of his career it’s clear he wants another chance at the cup and the Blackhawks want to make use of the $5,000,000 in cap space they would clear up by moving him.

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No bad blood here.

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