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Keith Ballard Hip Check on Adam Pardy

Nice hip check by Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard on Adam Pardy. Big Buff and Pardy take exception and the Wild go on the power play. Of course the Wild's powerless play failed. Ballard at least attempted hip check on Adam Pardy, and Big Buff and Pardy retaliate— Michael Russo (@Russostrib) November 16, 2014
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Wild place defensemen Ballard, Folin on injured reserve

The Minnesota Wild placed defensemen Keith Ballard and Christian Folin on injured reserve Tuesday and recalled Stu Bickel and Justin Falk from Iowa. Both Ballard and Folin are hitting IR due to illness. The move is retroactive to Oct. 21, so the pair could be activated any time after Tuesday night's game at Boston. Folin has played in three games this season for the Wild and...
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ballard undergoes sports hernia surgery; Backstrom, Harding recovering

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- When the Minnesota Wild's season ended in the second round, several players were suffering from the bumps and bruises that go along with a long season and extended playoff run. Charlie Coyle had played through two separated shoulders, among them. Yet, Minnesota came out on the fortunate end when it comes to the annual ritual of post-season cleanup surgeries...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild's Ballard not impressed with Bollig's dirty hit or his text

Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard is returning to the lineup tonight and weighed in on Brandon Bollig's dirty hit. Classic stuff.Ballard: "Too much gets made of the whole, ‘Did he text you?’ I don’t give a ****. I honestly don’t. It’s fine. That’s what happens."— Mark Lazerus (@MarkLazerus) May 13, 2014
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Ballard back for Wild, OK with being cautious after concussion

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Keith Ballard has two children and a wife at home. He'd prefer to recognize them when his NHL playing career is over. "I don't want to be putting myself in a position where in 10 years I can't remember their names and can't get through a day functioning normally," the oft-concussed defenseman said Tuesday morning ahead of his reappearance...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild return home in same 2-0 hole as last series

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Keith Ballard and 19,221 other spectators could feel the energy pulsate through their veins as Game 3 against the Avalanche began. It rarely waned, never left. In the Wild's come-from-behind, 4-3 series triumph over Colorado in the Stanley Cup Playoffs quarterfinals, a raucous, hockey-crazed Xcel Energy Center crowd made for three gameday environments that...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

(Video) Keith Ballard no goal

There no reason this goal shouldn't count. This is obviously a blown call by the on-ice official. There's no reason why this goal shouldn't count. Some how the on-ice official thought that Wild forward Erik Haula made incidental contact with Canucks goalie Eddie Lack. Video shows that there was no contact. I just interviewed Mick McGeough. He admits ref Brad Meier blew...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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