Wild bring defenseman Keith Ballard back to lineup
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have returned defenseman Keith Ballard to the lineup for Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinal against Chicago. Coach Mike Yeo confirmed the change after the
Wild latest to take advantage of U.S. developmental program
teams from the NCAA and international tournaments. The program has featured players like the Wild's Ryan Suter, Keith Ballard , Jordan Schroeder and Jason Zucker, as well as Chicago's Patrick Kane, Anaheim's Ryan Kesler, Toronto's Phil
Wild's Dumba trying to break through for full-time NHL job
the team." And to stay this time. Dumba sees the potential. Minnesota returns its top-4 defensemen and also has Keith Ballard and restricted free agent Jon Blum. The Wild have three young defensemen seemingly on the cusp of contributing in
Wild stopped by Coyotes at home
Keith Ballard shares thoughts after Minnesota's 3-1 loss to Phoenix.
Wild lose despite late surge
Keith Ballard talks about the Wild's performance in their loss to the Avalanche.
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
NHL takeaways: Loss could sting a lot more off the ice than on it
was a big stop on Jason Pominville. There was the rebound robbery of Nino Niederreiter. There were the OT stops on Keith Ballard and Erik Haula. Let's just call Crawford's highlight reel package the extended play of the night. THREE STARS
Wild win in Winnipeg behind Coyle, Bryzgalov
Bogosian. . . . Minnesota was without forwards Mikael Granlund and Jason Zucker and defensemen Clayton Stoner and Keith Ballard . . . . Jets center Jim Slater played in his 500th career NHL game.
Wild slip past Red Wings 4-3 in OT
an undisclosed injury. ... Detroit veteran RW Todd Bertuzzi didn't play because of the flu. ... Minnesota D Keith Ballard missed his fourth game with a lower-body injury. ... The Red Wings sent RW Teemu Pulkkinen to their AHL affiliate
Blackhawks take 3-2 lead in series with win over Wild
Shaw with a lower-body injury, and Brandon Bollig sat out with a two-game suspension for boarding Wild defenseman Keith Ballard in Game 4. On the ensuing power play, Patrick Kane's slap shot went off Bickell's left leg and past Bryzgalov