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Blackhawks' Duncan Keith Has Surgery to Repair Right Knee Meniscal Knee Tear

The Blackhawks defenseman is expected to be out for around 4-6 weeks

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    Duncan Keith #2 of the Chicago Blackhawks waits for a face-off against the Edmonton Oilers at the United Center on January 12, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

    Duncan Keith underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a right knee meniscal tear.

    The Blackhawks defenseman is expected to be out for around 4-6 weeks.

    The procedure was successful and was done at Northwestern Memorial Hospital by Blackhawks head team physician Dr. Michael Terry.

    “Duncan underwent successful surgery today to repair his right knee meniscal tear,” Terry said in a statement issued by the Blackhawks Tuesday. “The surgery was successful and we expected him to return to full hockey activities in approximately 4-6 weeks.”

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