ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Duncan Keith was out due to illness as the Chicago Blackhawks played the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.
This is the first game Keith has missed this regular season and the first overall since Game 4 against the Los Angeles Kings in the Western Conference Final last spring (suspension).
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Keith played 24 minutes, 25 seconds in the Blackhawks' 5-4 shootout loss to the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.
Defensemen Michal Rozsival and Sheldon Brookbank were in for the Blackhawks.