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Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Keith wins defenseman award

Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- Duncan Keith of the Chicago Blackhawks has won the Norris Trophy, given to the NHL's top defenseman.

Keith beat the Los Angeles Kings' Drew Doughty and Washington Capitals' Mike Green for the award Wednesday at the NHL Awards ceremony in Las Vegas.

Keith was second among defenders with a career-high 69 points. He also set career highs with 14 goals, 55 assists. He was second to Green among defensemen in points and assists.

Green had 76 points and led defensemen in goals and points a second straight season.

Doughty, 20, was trying become the second-youngest winner of the award behind Bobby Orr.