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Keith loses 7 teeth to errant puck

CHICAGO -- After describing a dental scene that would make a horror movie junkie flinch, Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith said his incident wasn't that big of a deal.

Keith got hit in the mouth by the puck Sunday as the Hawks clinched a spot in the NHL finals with a 4-2 win over the San Jose Sharks at the United Center. As he skated off the ice to the bench, he felt teeth falling out. He lost a total of seven.

"I felt a chunk of some tooth," Keith said. "Teeth were falling out as I skated off. I coughed one up.

"It sounds gross and bad, but it happens all the time to guys. Probably could have been a lot worse if I got hit in the jaw more."

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