Oilers hire retired defenceman Duncan Keith for player development role


Duncan Keith did not steer clear of the NHL very lengthy.

The Edmonton Oilers introduced Friday the three-time Stanley Cup winner has been named to a player development role with the group.

The group mentioned Keith, who retired following the 2021-22 season, will go to draft picks on the junior stage and work with prospects within the American Hockey League.

The two-time Norris Trophy winner because the league’s prime defenceman retired in July after one season with Edmonton following a 16-year profession with Chicago.

Keith received the Cup in 2010, 2013 and 2015 earlier than getting traded to Edmonton in July 2021.

He additionally received the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP in 2015.


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