NHL

Keith Ballard #2 - D

Minnesota

  • Age: 31
  • DOB: 1982/11/26
  • POB: Baudette, MN
  • Height: 5-11 Weight: 208lbs
  • Shoots: L
  • NHL Seasons: 9
  • Drafted by Buffalo in 2002 (1/11).
  • Current Status: Off season
GPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
Year to date45279-70200037296.9058
Playoffs3000-20000002.00-

Honours and Awards

2003-04NCAA - West First All-American Team
2003-04WCHA - First All-Star Team
2003-04WCHA - All-Tournament Team
2001-02WCHA - All-Rookie Team
1999-00USHL - First All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/05/13Missed the last playoff game (upper body injury).
2014/05/11Upper body injury, day-to-day.
2014/05/06Missed the last 14 regular season and first 9 playoff games (groin).
2014/03/18Groin, sidelined indefinitely.
2013/11/27Missed 9 games (upper body injury).
2013/11/11Upper body injury, injured reserve.
2013/11/06Upper body injury, day-to-day.
2013/11/01Missed 7 games (concussion).
2013/10/15Concussion, sidelined indefinitely.
2013/07/05Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Minnesota Wild to a two-year contract.
2013/07/04Contract bought out by the Vancouver Canucks.
2013/07/03Placed on waivers by the Vancouver Canucks.
2013/04/25Missed 1 game (back injury).
2013/04/22Back injury, day-to-day.
2013/04/08Missed 5 games (foot injury).
2013/04/03Foot injury, injured reserve.
2013/03/28Foot injury, day-to-day.
2013/03/10Missed 1 game (lower body injury).
2013/03/07Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2012/04/13Missed the last 27 regular season games and 1 playoff game (headaches).
2012/02/18Headaches, injured reserve.
2012/02/13Headaches, day-to-day.
2011/12/26Missed 3 games (back spasms).
2011/12/19Back spasms, day-to-day.
2011/11/25Missed 2 games (back injury).
2011/11/20Back injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2011/02/22Missed 6 games (sprained right knee).
2011/02/09Sprained right knee, injured reserve.
2010/11/24Missed 2 games (flu).
2010/11/20Flu, day-to-day.
2010/11/01Missed 5 games (concussion).
2010/10/17Concussion, sidelined indefinitely.
2010/06/25Acquired from the Florida Panthers.
2008/09/09Signed by the Florida Panthers to a six-year contract extension.
2008/06/20Acquired from the Phoenix Coyotes.
2007/08/29Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Phoenix Coyotes to a two-year contract.
2007/04/08Missed the last game of the regular season (hip injury).
2007/04/07Hip injury, day-to-day.
2007/03/14Missed 1 game (flu).
2007/03/12Flu, day-to-day.
2006/11/09Missed 11 games (fractured right hand).
2006/10/10Fractured right hand, sidelined indefinitely.
2004/09/14Assigned to Utah (AHL).
2004/06/08Signed by the Phoenix Coyotes to a three-year contract.
2004/03/09Acquired from the Colorado Avalanche.
2003/07/03Acquired from the Buffalo Sabres.

Trades

2013/07/05Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Minnesota Wild.
2010/06/25Florida Panthers traded Keith Ballard and Victor Oreskovich to the Vancouver Canucks for Steve Bernier, Michael Grabner and a 1st round selection (Quinton Howden) in 2010.
2008/06/20Florida Panthers traded Olli Jokinen to the Phoenix Coyotes for Keith Ballard and Nick Boynton.
2004/03/09Phoenix Coyotes traded Chris Gratton, Ossi Vaananen and a 2nd round selection (Paul Stastny) in 2005 to the Colorado Avalanche for Derek Morris and Keith Ballard.
2003/07/03Colorado Avalanche traded Steve Reinprecht to the Buffalo Sabres for Keith Ballard.
2002/06/22Drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round (11th overall) in 2002.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14MinnesotaNHL45279-70200037296.9058
2012-13VancouverNHL36022-2000002935.0045
2011-12VancouverNHL4716700000064412.4461
2010-11VancouverNHL65257100000053533.7799
2009-10FloridaNHL8282028-71801188908.89156
2008-09FloridaNHL82628341414011721065.66172
2008-09United StatesWC9123------2---
2007-08PhoenixNHL8261521722101851055.71-
2007-08United StatesWC5022------16---
2006-07PhoenixNHL6952227-72901059796.33-
2006-07United StatesWC7033------16---
2005-06PhoenixNHL8283139-18115311991027.84-
2004-05UtahAHL6021820-292-0-0881151.74-
2003-04MinnesotaWCHA37112536-6-1-583---
2002-03MinnesotaWCHA41122941-4-1-278---
2001-02MinnesotaWCHA41101323-2-1-342---
2000-01OmahaUSHL56222951------168---
1999-00USNTDPUSHL58122133------119---
TotalNHL59038136174-107-4-45866405.94-
TotalAHL6021820-292-0-0881151.74-
TotalWCHA1193367100-12-3-10203---
TotalUSHL114345084------287---
TotalWC21178------34---

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14MinnesotaNHL3000-20000002.00-
2012-13VancouverNHL--------------
2011-12VancouverNHL4011-10000022.00-
2010-11VancouverNHL10000-400000612.00-
2009-10FloridaNHL--------------
2008-09FloridaNHL--------------
2007-08PhoenixNHL--------------
2006-07PhoenixNHL--------------
2005-06PhoenixNHL--------------
2004-05UtahAHL--------------
2003-04MinnesotaWCHA--------------
2002-03MinnesotaWCHA--------------
2001-02MinnesotaWCHA--------------
2000-01OmahaUSHL10167------8---
1999-00USNTDPUSHL--------------
TotalNHL17011-70-0-0816.00-
TotalUSHL10167------8---

Legend:

GP - games played
G - goals
A - assists
PTS - points
+/- - plus minus
PPG - power play goals
PPA - power play assists
SHG - short handed goals
SHA - short handed assists
GWG - game winning goals
PIM - penalties in minutes
PCT - shooting percentage


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