KEITH BALLARD NEWS

The Official Mumps Map of the NHL

The best part of being friends with Stephen S. is that you can text him this: And two hours later you get the following:   There have been 15 cases of the mumps reported. Here is who has it thus far: Pittsburgh Penguins: Sidney Crosby, Beau Bennett Anahiem Ducks: Corey Perry, Francois Beauchemin, Emerson Etem, Clayton Stoner, Minnesota Wild: Marco Scandella, Jonas Brodin...
Via The Pensblog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Game #29: Minnesota Wild vs. Chicago Blackhawks 12/16/14 @ 7:00PM CST at United Center

Minnesota Wild (16-11-1)  33pts  5th in the Central 2.82 Goals For (14th) 2.46 Goals Against (9th) 13.0% Power Play (26th) 87.4% Penalty Kill (3rd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 11G 12A = 23pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 6G 14A = 20pts 3. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 1G 17A = 18pts 4. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 3G 14A = 17pts 5. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 13G 3A = 16pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco...
Via State of Hockey News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports North
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Years of lean scouting impacting Coyotes on ice

Wild (15-11-1) at Coyotes (10-16-3) When: Saturday, 6 p.m. Where: Gila River Arena, Glendale Injuries: Wild F Matt Cooke (hip flexor), D Keith Ballard (facial lacerations/fracture) and D Marc Scandella (suspended) won't play. Coyotes: D Brandon Gormley (lower body) is expected to play, returning Arizona to full health. Quick facts: The Coyotes recalled F Alex Bolduc and re-assigned...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Game #27: Minnesota Wild vs. San Jose Sharks 12/11/2014 @ 9:30PM CST at HP Pavillion

Minnesota Wild (15-10-1)  31pts  5th in the Central 2.88 Goals For (11th) 2.46 Goals Against (9th) 11.5% Power Play (28th) 88.9% Penalty Kill (2nd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 10G 12A = 22pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 6G 12A = 18pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 3G 13A = 16pts 4. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 1G 15A = 16pts 5. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 12G 3A = 15pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco...
Via State of Hockey News
10 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...
Via AP on Fox
11 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks Injury Update: Perry out 3-4 weeks with knee sprain

Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry will miss 3-4 weeks with a knee sprain, via NBC Sports' Pro Hockey Talk. #486774463 / gettyimages.com Perry was injured in the first period Friday against the Minnesota Wild when he was knocked into the boards along the right wall on a hip check by Minnesota defenseman Keith Ballard. Favoring his left leg, he needed assistance to leave the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
11 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dangerous hit helps spark comeback as Wild rally with 4-unanswered for 5-4 victory over the Islanders

Keith Ballard reaches for the puck. The New York Islanders were the dynasty of the early 1980’s, winning 4 Stanley Cups in a row including one against a plucky Minnesota North Stars squad.  Since those halcyon days, the organization has only had a few bright spots amid many seasons of general embarrassment.  A 15-year contract offer to Rick DiPietro, a buyout of Alexi Yashin ...
Via State of Hockey News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild recover from early deficit, stun Islanders

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Nino Niederreiter tapped in the go-ahead goal with 4:33 left and capped a furious comeback by the Minnesota Wild in a 5-4 win over the New York Islanders 5-4 on Tuesday night. The Wild trailed 3-0 after the first period and 4-1 at the second intermission, but they were fired up midway through the game. Defenseman Keith Ballard was sent to a hospital after...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild recover from early deficit, stun Islanders

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Nino Niederreiter tapped in the go-ahead goal with 4:33 left and capped a furious comeback by the Minnesota Wild in a 5-4 win over the New York Islanders 5-4 on Tuesday night. The Wild trailed 3-0 after the first period and 4-1 at the second intermission, but they were fired up midway through the game. Defenseman Keith Ballard was sent to a hospital after...
Via Fox Sports North
11 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
11 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild defenseman Ballard leaves game vs. Islanders 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
11 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
11 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks' Corey Perry out 3-4 weeks with knee injury

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry will be out for three to four weeks with a knee injury. The NHL-leading Ducks announced the prognosis Tuesday for the 2011 NHL MVP. Perry was injured when Wild defenseman Keith Ballard hit him with a low hip check during the Ducks' 5-4 win at Minnesota last Friday. Perry leads the Ducks with 14 goals despite missing six games...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks' Corey Perry out 3-4 weeks with knee injury

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry will be out for three to four weeks with a knee injury. The NHL-leading Ducks announced the prognosis Tuesday for the 2011 NHL MVP. Perry was injured when Wild defenseman Keith Ballard hit him with a low hip check during the Ducks' 5-4 win at Minnesota last Friday. Perry leads the Ducks with 14 goals despite missing six games...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks Forward Corey Perry Out 3-4 Weeks With Knee Injury

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry will be out for three to four weeks with a knee injury. The NHL-leading Ducks announced the prognosis Tuesday for the 2011 NHL MVP. Perry was injured when Wild defenseman Keith Ballard hit him with a low hip check during the Ducks’ 5-4 win at Minnesota last Friday. Perry leads the Ducks with 14 goals despite missing six games...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks' Corey Perry out 3-4 weeks with knee injury

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry will be out for three to four weeks with a knee injury. The NHL-leading Ducks announced the prognosis Tuesday for the 2011 NHL MVP. Perry was injured when Wild defenseman Keith Ballard hit him with a low hip check during the Ducks' 5-4 win at Minnesota last Friday. Perry leads the Ducks with 14 goals despite missing six games with...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks' Corey Perry out 3-4 weeks with knee injury

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry will be out for three to four weeks with a knee injury. The NHL-leading Ducks announced the prognosis Tuesday for the 2011 NHL MVP. Perry was injured when Wild defenseman Keith Ballard hit him with a low hip check during the Ducks' 5-4 win at Minnesota last Friday. Perry leads the Ducks with 14 goals despite missing six games with...
Via Fox Sports West
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hockey fights of the week

The 2014-15 season may be remembered as the season in which the sport of hockey pushed away from fighting. Players are still dropping the mitts, but they are doing so at a greatly reduced rate. Last season we typically were reviewing 20-30 fights each week and now we’re lucky if we have 15 or more. While disappointing, we’re lucky to still be treated to a few outstanding scraps...
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 12/1 – 12/7

The 2014-15 season may be remembered as the season in which the sport of hockey pushed away from fighting. Players are still dropping the mitts, but they are doing so at a greatly reduced rate. Last season we typically were reviewing 20-30 fights each week and now we’re lucky if we have 15 or more. While disappointing, we’re lucky to still be treated to a few outstanding scraps...
Via Bloguin Best
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks' Perry on knee injury: 'I don't think it's anything too serious'

Corey Perry has a knee injury that will be re-evaluated when the team returns to Anaheim, the Ducks announced Saturday. The extent of the injury is unknown. Perry, speaking with reporters Saturday, said he didn't believe the injury -- sustained on a hip check by Minnesota's Keith Ballard on Friday -- was serious. "I don't think so," Perry told reporters. "We'll take some time, let...
Via Fox Sports West
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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