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KEITH BALLARD RUMORS

Wild place Ballard, Carter on IR, Sutter recalled

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Wild recalled forward Brett Sutter from the American Hockey League Monday and placed defenseman Keith Ballard and forward Ryan Carter on injured reserve. Ballard has been out since a scary hit along the boards last week. He was immediately sent to the hospital and later released after suffering multiple facial fractures and a concussion. Minnesota...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild's Ballard has facial fractures, concussion

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard has been released from the hospital, diagnosed with multiple facial fractures and a concussion after a collision with the boards. The Wild announced Wednesday that Ballard will be out indefinitely. Ballard was hurt Tuesday when he tried to turn away from Matt Martin as the New York Islanders left wing charged toward him...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild's Ballard released from hospital with concussion, multiple facial fractures

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard was released from the hospital Wednesday after suffering multiple facial fractures and a concussion from a head-first hit into the boards in Minnesota's 5-4 win Tuesday night. The team announced Ballard, 32, is out indefinitely. Ballard turned away from a hit from New York Islanders forward Matt Martin and went head first...
Via Fox Sports North
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild D Keith Ballard Knocked Out Cold On Hit From Islanders’ Matt Martin

Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard went to dump the puck in on a routine play and got absolutely destroyed on a devastating hit by Matt Martin. Ballard was knocked out cold on the play from the forearm to the head that drove him into the boards. He would eventually wake up and leave the ice but […] The post Wild D Keith Ballard Knocked Out Cold On Hit From Islanders’ Matt...
Via Diehardsport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

(Video) Matt Martin Hit on Keith Ballard

"It's a dirty vicious hit, up high, he put Ballard into the Glass," Minnesota Wild color commentator Mike Greenlay said. You can decide for yourself what you think of the hit. I agree with Wes Walz, it's a questionable hit. It's in the grey area. The thing that might do Martin in, he came from a long way to hit Ballard and he was injured on the play.If you watch the video, it looks...
Via Goon's World
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild D Keith Ballard taken to hospital after hitting head on boards

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild defensemen Keith Ballard left Tuesday night's game and was taken to a local hospital after a scary-looking hit into the boards. Ballard turned away from a hit from New York Islanders forward Matt Martin and appeared to hit his head on the boards near the New York bench and then fell to the ice. Ballard's head hit the ice and he was down on the ice...
Via Fox Sports North
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild defenseman Ballard leaves with injury

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard has left the game after an injury from a hit into the boards by New York Islanders left wing Matt Martin. Ballard passed the puck at mid-ice midway through the second period and tried to turn away as Martin charged toward him with a straight-ahead angle. Ballard was pinned awkwardly against the glass partition separating...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Ballard Knocked Out Cold After Late Hit From Matt Martin

An ugly scene unfolded during the second period of Tuesday’s Wild-Islanders game in Minnesota when Islanders defenseman Matt Martin threw a late, high hit on Wild defenseman Keith Ballard, driving his face into the board and knocking him out cold along the end of the New York bench. Ballard remained motionless on the ground for a Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks' Perry helped off ice after 1st-period hit by Wild's Ballard

  Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry was helped off the ice by a trainer midway through the first period Friday night after a hit from Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard. Perry was unable to put weight on his left leg after Ballard dipped his shoulder and hit Perry low along the boards. Perry, Anaheim's leading goal scorer, flipped in the air before landing hard on the ice....
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Perry Gets Destroyed By Keith Ballard Hip Check

Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry was forced to leave the first period of Friday’s game against the Minnesota Wild after taking this huge hip check from Wild defenseman Keith Ballard. Perry was sent crashing to the ice head-over-heels before eventually being helped to the locker room. Ballard wasn’t penalized for the hit. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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