Blackhawks’ Keith discusses ‘fired up’ comment
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith says he meant no
disrespect to women during an argument with a female radio reporter
Keith, preparing for a game in Edmonton against the Oilers, said
Wednesday he was ”fired up” after Chicago lost 3-1 to the
Reporter Karen Thomson asked him about a possible penalty
involving Canucks forward Daniel Sedin. Keith questioned her hockey
knowledge and mockingly suggested she might be a candidate to
become the NHL’s first female referee.
Keith says he doesn’t like losing and adds he doesn’t
differentiate between male and female reporters. Thomson said on
Twitter she believes the comments were made in the heat of moment
and she has moved on.