Blackhawks’ Keith rips female reporter

Duncan Keith (AP Photo)

Upon first hearing about a controversial post-game comment following a Chicago Blackhawks-Vancouver Canucks game, one might assume more vitriol was spewed between players on the two rival teams.

But following Monday’s 3-1 loss at Vancouver’s Rogers Center, Chicago defenceman Duncan Keith drew negative attention for his dismissive response to a question posed by Karen Thompson of the TEAM 1040.

Thompson asked the blue-liner about a potential non-call in the game, suggesting Keith may have deserved a penalty for hacking Daniel Sedin (watch above) as the forward scored in the second period to give the Canucks a 3-0 lead.

Keith replied sharply.

“Oh no, I don’t think there was (a penalty),” Keith said. “I think he scored a nice goal. The ref was right there. That’s what the ref saw. We should get you as ref, maybe, hey? First female referee… can’t play probably either, right? But you’re thinking the game like you know it? OK, see ya.”

Listen to Keith’s exchange with Thompson:


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