Keith Ballard

 


Ballard, Keith Galen

Position : D

26-11-1982 Baudette, MN, USA

 
Confident in his ability to rush with the puck from the back end, as well as his propensity to throw open-ice hits. Offensive upside.
Weaker in his defensive-zone coverage, and a bit unpolished/undisciplined.
He had several serious concussions during his career. These eventually forced him to retire. Announced his retirement on December 9, 2015.
NHL totals: 605-38-137-175
PH

 
Confiant dans sa capacité à mener le palet depuis la zone défensive, ainsi que sa propension à mettre en échec sur la glace. Mentalité offensive
Quelques faiblesses dans son repli défensif et un peu indiscipliné.
Il a eu plusieurs commotions cérébrales graves au cours de sa carrière. C'est ce qui l'a finalement forcé à prendre sa retraite, le 9 décembre 2015.
175 points (38+137) en 605 parties de NHL.
PH - SB

 


2004 WC  USA   8   1   0   1   2'  University of Minnesota (WCHA)
2007 WC  USA   7   0   3   3  16'  Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)
2008 WC  USA   5   0   2   2  16'  Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)
2009 WC  USA   9   1   2   3   2'  Florida Panthers (NHL)


     WC       29   2   7   9  36'

 

 

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