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You can commit many violent acts in the game of hockey without getting ejected, but swinging your stick at someone’s face is not one of them.
Chicago Blackhawks all-star defenseman Duncan Keith was reminded of this very lesson on Tuesday night, when he was assessed a match penalty and ejected from the Hawks’ game against Minnesota after swinging his stick at the face of Wild forward Charlie Coyle.
As a result of his match penalty, Keith is suspended indefinitely until the league reviews the incident. Match penalties typically come with a minimum one-game suspension (unless the match penalty is rescinded by the league upon further review), but we wouldn’t be surprised to see the league tack on a few extra games in this instance.