Minnesota Wild

 
Keith Ballard
current status: Groin, day-to-day
Birth Date:November 26, 1982 (31 years old)
Place of Birth:Baudette, MN
Shoots:L
Experience:8 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 45 2 7 9 -7 37 0 0 0 13:36 29 0.20
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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