April 11, 1983 |
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
|NHL Draft||59th overall, 2001
|Playing career||2003 - 2017–present|
Keith was drafted 59th overall in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks. He appeared in his first NHL game on February 24, 2004, against the Philadelphia Flyers. On March 1 of that same year against the Nashville Predators, he scored his first goal.
On January 9, 2008, he was traded to the Islanders from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Darryl Bootland. Keith appeared in 3 games with the Islanders upon the completion of the 2007–08 season. On July 25, 2008, Keith signed with German team ERC Ingolstadt of the DEL.
For the 2009–10 season Keith returned to North America signing with, the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL, affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks. Scoring 21 goals in 69 games for the IceHogs, Keith was then signed to a one-year contract with fellow AHL team, the Abbotsford Heat, affiliate of the Calgary Flames on September 28, 2010.
After one season in Sweden with second division side, Örebro HK, Keith moved to the Czech Republic, signing a one-year free agent contract with HC Karlovy Vary on July 9, 2012. After only four games into the 2012–13 Czech Extraliga season, Keith left Karlovy to sign a try-out contract with Dornbirner EC of the Austrian Hockey League on October 8, 2012. He remained with the Bulldogs for the remainder of the year to total 28 points in 37 games.
|2002–03||Red Deer Rebels||WHL||49||25||26||51||32||23||6||7||13||30|
|2007–08||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||42||8||9||17||22||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||New York Islanders||NHL||3||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||HC Karlovy Vary||CZE||4||0||0||0||4||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Blackhawks send Caron to Ducks in multi-player deal". ESPN. 2006-12-28. Retrieved 2008-11-10.
- "Rockford sets 2009-10 opening night roster". Rockford IceHogs. 2009-10-01. Retrieved 2009-11-20.
- "Keith, Nyren signed by Heat". American Hockey League. 2010-09-28. Retrieved 2010-10-05.
- "Vary add energy impact player Keith" (in Czech). HC Karlovy Vary. 2012-07-09. Retrieved 2012-07-09.
- "Dornbirner recruit Canadian striker Keith" (in German). Dornbirner EC. 2012-10-08. Retrieved 2012-10-08.
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