Saturday, September 17, 2016
Blackhawks' Duncan Keith: May not be ready for start of season
Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman is not sure whether Keith (knee) will be ready for the start of the regular season, Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Keith recently decided not to participate in the upcoming World Hockey Championship to focus on strengthening his surgically repaired right knee. When it was announced that the decision is a precautionary step seemed to Kate, but this latest news contradicts this notion. Status 33-year-old defender in Chicago October 12 regular-season opener against the Blues should become clearer when the 'Hawks kick their preseason schedule on September 28 against Pittsburgh.