VIDEO: Duncan Keith slashes Jeff Carter in the face

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Chicago's Duncan Keith is one of the best defensemen in the NHL, but in the second period of Game 3 on Tuesday he let his emotions get the best of him and lost his cool during an exchange with Kings forward Jeff Carter.

After Carter took a swipe with his stick at Keith's hand (as Keith bent down to pick up his lost glove), Keith responded by coming up behind him and delivering a one-handed stick swing to his face.

He earned a double-minor for high-sticking while Carter went to the Kings locker room for a short period of time.

Keith attempted to apologize to Carter.

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Adam Gretz has been writing about the NHL and taking an analytical approach to the game since the start of the 2008 season. A member of the PHWA since 2015, he has spent more than three years covering... Full Bio

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