Found February 25, 2012 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
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According to the Twitter Account of Ben Kuzma on Saturday the Vancouver Canucks placed Keith Ballard (neck) on LTIR.

Ben goes on to say this move by the Vancouver front office frees up $4.2M in salary cap space to make a significant trade move Monday, should the Canucks be interested in making said move.

For more news on the Canucks follow our Canucks blog, and our streaming NHL news.

You can view Keith Ballard's page on our site at http://www.nwsportsbeat.com/canucks/

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