Minnesota Wild

 
Keith Ballard
current status: Concussion, injured reserve
Birth Date:November 26, 1982 (32 years old)
Place of Birth:Baudette, MN
Shoots:L
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Drafted by Buffalo in 2002 (1/11).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2013.
Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 14 0 1 1 -3 26 0 0 0 12:03 5 0.07
On Pace 65 0 5 5 -14 121 0 0 0 12:03 23 0.08
Scouting Report
Assets: Is very confident in his propensity to throw open-ice hits, as well as his ability to rush with the puck from the back end. Displays some offensive ability.
Flaws: His defensive-zone coverage is lacking, as well as decision-making when going for the big body check. Injuries have played a part in stunting his development.
Career Potential: Inconsistent defenseman.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
WCHA First All-Star Team 2003-04
NCAA West First All-American Team 2003-04
WCHA All-Tournament Team 2003-04
WCHA All-Rookie Team 2001-02
USHL First All-Star Team 1999-00

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