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Daniel Sedin leaves game after being elbowed by Chicago defenceman Keith

03/21/2012 09:53 EDT | Updated 05/21/2012 05:12 EDT
CHICAGO - Vancouver star Daniel Sedin left the Canucks' game against Chicago on Monday after being elbowed by Blackhawks defenceman Duncan Keith.

With 6:24 left in the first period, Keith hit Sedin in open ice and got his elbow up in the Swedish forward's face. Keith was given a two-minute minor penalty for elbowing on the play.

Sedin initially came right back out to participate in the power play with Keith in the penalty box, left for the dressing room shortly after. The Canucks announced he would not return for the remainder of the game.

The game between the two rivals became ugly after the hit, including a brawl in front of the Chicago goal at 9:09 of the second period, ending when Vancouver forward Alex Burrows wrestled Keith to the ground and punched him in the face. Keith was given a 10-minute misconduct and two roughing penalties during the melee, while Burrows was handed a roughing minor and a 10-minute misconduct.

Zack Kassian also received a 10-minute misconduct.

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