Duncan Keith hired by the Oilers

Duncan Keith hired by Oilers


Having retired from hockey at the end of last season, former defenseman Duncan Keith was rehired by the Edmonton Oilers in a player development role on Friday.< /p>

The new consultant of the Alberta organization will be responsible for observing the hopes of the team in the junior ranks and within the Bakersfield Condors farm club.

L he 39-year-old joined the Oilers in 2021 and played his final season there. Author of 21 points in the regular season, he then helped the club reach the Western Conference final.

The Manitoban is best known for his 16-year stint with the Chicago Blackhawks , playing a key role in winning the Stanley Cup in 2010, 2013 and 2015. Considered one of the best defensemen of his generation, he finished his career with 646 points in 1,256 games.

Keith has also won the Norris Trophy twice, in addition to receiving the Conn-Smythe in 2015.