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Keith Ballard     \BAL-uhrd\

Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-11 ▪ Weight: 208 lbs.

Born: November 26, 1982 in Baudette, Minnesota
Draft: Buffalo, 1st round (11th overall), 2002 NHL Entry
Contract: 2 years/$3,000,000
2013-14 Cap Hit: $1,500,000.00 (full contract info at capgeek.com)

+ 2014-03-18: is out indefinitely (strained groin)

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
2005-06 23 PHX NHL 82 8 31 39 12 -18 99 4 1 3 1 15 15 1 102 7.8 1638 20:59
2006-07 24 PHX NHL 69 5 22 27 8 -7 59 3 2 0 0 12 9 1 79 6.3 1518 22:00
2007-08 25 PHX NHL 82 6 15 21 7 7 85 3 2 1 1 13 2 0 105 5.7 1744 21:16
2008-09 26 FLA NHL 82 6 28 34 11 14 72 5 1 0 1 23 4 1 106 5.7 1835 22:23
2009-10 27 FLA NHL 82 8 20 28 10 -7 88 7 1 0 1 11 8 1 90 8.9 1837 22:24
2010-11 28 VAN NHL 65 2 5 7 2 10 53 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 53 3.8 1034 16:54
2011-12 29 VAN NHL 47 1 6 7 2 0 64 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 41 2.4 731 16:33
2012-13 30 VAN NHL 36 0 2 2 1 -2 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 0.0 557 15:28
2013-14 31 MIN NHL 45 2 7 9 3 -7 37 2 0 0 0 5 2 0 29 6.9 612 14:37
3 yrs PHX NHL 233 19 68 87 28 -18 243 10 5 4 2 40 26 2 286 6.6 4899 21:01
3 yrs VAN NHL 148 3 13 16 5 8 146 3 0 0 0 11 0 0 129 2.3 2322 16:41
2 yrs FLA NHL 164 14 48 62 20 7 160 12 2 0 2 34 12 2 196 7.1 3673 22:23
1 yr MIN NHL 45 2 7 9 3 -7 37 2 0 0 0 5 2 0 29 6.9 612 14:36
Career NHL 590 38 136 174 57 -10 586 27 7 4 4 90 40 4 640 5.9 11507 20:30

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2005-06 23 PHX NHL 82 0.10 0.38 0.48 0.15 1.21 1.24 8 30 38 13 70 24 101 37 -18 2.6 2.4 5.0
2006-07 24 PHX NHL 69 0.07 0.32 0.39 0.12 0.86 1.14 5 22 27 9 65 19 93 40 -7 1.5 2.7 4.2
2007-08 25 PHX NHL 82 0.07 0.18 0.26 0.09 1.04 1.28 7 16 23 8 66 7 86 34 7 0.9 4.6 5.5
2008-09 26 FLA NHL 82 0.07 0.34 0.41 0.13 0.88 1.29 6 28 34 11 85 14 69 12 14 2.0 4.8 6.9
2009-10 27 FLA NHL 82 0.10 0.24 0.34 0.12 1.07 1.10 9 21 30 11 74 14 98 31 -7 1.7 3.4 5.1
2010-11 28 VAN NHL 65 0.03 0.08 0.11 0.04 0.82 0.82 2 5 7 2 35 1 38 14 10 -0.2 3.0 2.8
2011-12 29 VAN NHL 47 0.02 0.13 0.15 0.05 1.36 0.87 1 7 8 2 21 0 28 7 0 0.0 1.5 1.5
2012-13 30 VAN NHL 36 0.00 0.06 0.06 0.02 0.81 0.97 0 4 4 1 12 1 18 5 -2 -0.4 1.0 0.6
2013-14 31 MIN NHL 45 0.04 0.16 0.20 0.06 0.82 0.64 2 8 10 3 0 0 0 0 -7 0.4 0.8 1.3
3 yrs PHX NHL 233 0.08 0.29 0.37 0.12 1.04 1.23 20 68 88 29 201 50 280 111 -18 5.1 9.7 14.8
3 yrs VAN NHL 148 0.02 0.09 0.11 0.03 0.99 0.87 3 16 19 6 68 2 84 26 8 -0.7 5.5 4.9
2 yrs FLA NHL 164 0.09 0.29 0.38 0.12 0.98 1.20 15 49 64 22 159 28 167 43 7 3.7 8.3 12.0
1 yr MIN NHL 45 0.04 0.16 0.20 0.06 0.82 0.64 2 8 10 3 0 0 0 0 -7 0.4 0.8 1.3
Career NHL 590 0.06 0.23 0.29 0.10 0.99 1.08 40 141 181 60 428 80 531 180 -10 8.6 24.3 33.0

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2010-11 28 VAN NHL 10 0 0 0 0 -4 6 0 0 0 0 12 0.0 142 14:14
2011-12 29 VAN NHL 4 0 1 1 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 59 15:40
Career NHL 14 0 1 1 0 -5 8 0 0 0 0 14 0.0 201 14:21

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1999-00 17 U.S. National Team Development Program U-18 6 1 1 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1999-00 17 U.S. National Team Development Program USHL 58 12 21 33 0 119 12 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1999-00 17 United States WJ18-A 6 1 1 2 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2000-01 18 Omaha Lancers USHL 56 22 29 51 0 168 22 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2001-02 19 University of Minnesota WCHA 41 10 13 23 0 42 7 2 1 3 0 0 0:00
2001-02 19 United States WJC-A 7 1 1 2 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0:00
2002-03 20 University of Minnesota WCHA 41 12 29 41 0 78 7 4 1 2 0 0 0:00
2003-04 21 University of Minnesota WCHA 37 11 25 36 0 83 4 6 1 5 0 0 0:00
2003-04 21 United States WC-A 8 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2004-05 22 Utah Grizzlies AHL 60 2 18 20 -29 88 0 2 0 0 0 0 0:00
2006-07 24 United States WC-A 7 0 3 3 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2007-08 25 United States WC-A 5 0 2 2 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2008-09 26 United States WC-A 9 1 2 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season AHL 60 2 18 20 -29 88 0 2 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season U-18 6 1 1 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons USHL 114 34 50 84 0 287 34 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 4 Seasons WC-A 29 2 7 9 4 36 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 3 Seasons WCHA 119 33 67 100 0 203 18 12 3 10 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season WJ18-A 6 1 1 2 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season WJC-A 7 1 1 2 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0:00

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2000-01 18 Omaha Lancers USHL 10 1 6 7 8
Career 1 Season USHL 10 1 6 7 8

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 8 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Keith Ballard 6.9 5.5 5.1 5.0 4.2 2.8 1.5 0.6
Alex Levinsky 94.5 5.1 4.2 4.1 3.9 3.2 2.7 0.9
Fedor Tyutin 94.2 6.4 5.6 5.4 4.8 4.2 2.7 0.9
Jack Stewart 92.8 4.9 4.2 4.0 4.0 3.3 1.9 1.4
Willie Huber 92.8 6.1 6.1 5.5 4.6 4.2 2.7 1.6
Jiri Slegr 90.6 7.0 5.7 5.4 4.4 3.9 3.4 1.7
Bucko McDonald 90.5 4.8 4.6 4.4 3.5 3.1 2.8 1.3
Rick Lapointe 90.1 7.0 6.1 5.2 5.1 4.5 4.2 3.3
Igor Kravchuk 90.1 6.6 6.1 6.1 5.1 3.8 2.0 1.4
Mike Milbury 90.1 8.2 5.7 5.6 5.1 4.5 3.3 0.2
Dmitri Kalinin 90.1 6.6 5.0 4.9 4.7 4.1 2.5 0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Keith Ballard 6.9 5.5 5.1 5.0 4.2 2.8 1.5 0.6
Dennis Seidenberg 91.7 6.4 5.3 5.2 4.9 4.8 3.8 2.6 2.0 0.6 -0.3
Fedor Tyutin 89.8 6.4 5.6 5.4 5.0 4.8 4.2 3.4 2.7 0.9
Leo Bourgeault 89.5 5.2 4.3 4.2 3.9 3.4 2.2 1.8 -0.2
James Wisniewski 89.4 7.6 5.4 4.5 4.2 3.9 2.8 2.6 1.2
Murray Henderson 89.2 5.0 4.4 4.3 4.1 3.9 3.1 3.0 0.2
Dmitri Kalinin 89.2 6.6 5.0 4.9 4.7 4.1 3.2 2.5 0.8 0.1
Al Sims 88.7 6.4 6.2 5.7 5.6 4.9 2.8 2.3 0.3 0.1 0.0
Francois Beauchemin 88.3 6.3 6.0 5.8 4.5 4.5 3.9 3.6 1.1 -0.1
Dave Langevin 88.1 5.7 5.4 5.1 4.6 4.3 1.9 1.7 0.3
Walt Buswell 87.8 4.1 4.1 3.7 3.4 3.3 2.4 1.4 0.3

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

July 3, 2003: Traded to Colorado by Buffalo for Steve Reinprecht, July 3, 2003.

March 9, 2004: Traded to Phoenix by Colorado with Derek Morris for Ossi Vaananen, Chris Gratton and Phoenix's 2nd round choice (Paul Stastny) in 2005 Entry Draft, March 9, 2004.

June 20, 2008: Traded to Florida by Phoenix with Nick Boynton and Ottawa's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded back to Phoenix - Phoenix selected Jared Staal) in 2008 Entry Draft for Olli Jokinen, June 20, 2008.

June 25, 2010: Traded to Vancouver by Florida with Victor Oreskovich for Steve Bernier, Michael Grabner and Vancouver's 1st round choice (Quinton Howden) in 2010 Entry Draft, June 25, 2010.

July 5, 2013: Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 5, 2013.

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