Duncan Keith has quite the impressive resume, one that any NHL player would pretty thrilled to have. But his Olympic gold metal, Stanley Cup victory, and Norris Trophy haven't been enough to make him feel as accomplished as he'd like.
"In my mind, you look at some of the guys who I look up to like Niklas Lidstrom: I've won one Stanley Cup and he's won four; I've got one Norris, he's won seven," Keith said.
"I haven't really done anything."
Keith immediately left for Europe to play the IIHF World Hockey Championship after the Blackhawks were eliminated from the postseason by the Phoenix Coyotes.
"The first reason I came here was to win," Keith said. "Having that would definitley be a nice feather in the cap."
Keith's go-getter attitude has led to the high number of minutes he's played in the first three games of the tournament, as well as with the Blackhawks. If his resume isn't already impressive enough by his standards, it's sounds like he'll be ready to put up one heck of a fight in the future for Chicago.
This week's Wintrust Athlete of the Week is Fremd senior Grace Tworek.
Tworek has led the Vikings on and off the court this season. Last week, the Harvard commit put up a career-high 29 points in a win over Wheeling.
Learn more about Tworek's success in the video above.
CSN will have two Missouri Valley Conference games with local teams on Saturday.
The first game tips at 3 p.m. live on CSN as Evansville heads to Loyola. The second game tips at 7 p.m. and is also live on CSN as Drake will play at Illinois State.
Loyola (13-7, 3-4) is coming off of a tough road loss in double overtime to Northern Iowa. The Ramblers have been led by senior Milton Doyle this season as the former Marshall star is one of the better guards in the Valley.
Evansville (10-10, 1-6) has dropped five straight games as they're struggling to gain any momentum in conference play. Senior guard Jaylon Brown is having an outstanding season for the Purple Aces as he's putting up 21.2 points per game.
The second matchup has Drake (6-13, 4-3) traveling to Illinois State. The Bulldogs have won three of four games and junior guard Reed Timmer is dangerous while former Saint Viator product Ore Arogundade is having a solid sophomore season.
Illinois State (15-4, 7-0) is leading the Valley after a huge win over Wichita State as they've won eight straight games. The Redbirds are hoping to make a run to an NCAA tournament bid with another home win.