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Keith Ballard | Defenseman

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (32) / 11/26/1982
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 204
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Keith Ballard's latest concussion has made him worry about his post-hockey future.
"I'm not ready to decide that stuff, but knowing what we know about concussions, I have to think about the long-term," Ballard said. "I've had three in 14 months, five in five years, not to mention all the times you get hit and say, 'I've got my bell rung,' and you’re dizzy for a period. That happens probably a lot more than people know. I have to think about the long-term effects, but again, I'm not ready to make that decision yet. But answering it honestly, yeah, I'm going to think about it." Ballard is still experiencing symptoms from the head injury he sustained on Dec. 9. As you probably expect, there's no timetable for his return, but it unfortunately wouldn't be surprising if he misses the remainder of the 2014-15 campaign. Jan 5 - 7:00 PM

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Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mikko Koivu
2Mikael Granlund
3Erik Haula
4Kyle Brodziak
5Ryan Carter
6Brett Sutter
LW1Zach Parise
2Jason Zucker
3Matt Cooke
4Justin Fontaine
RW1Jason Pominville
2Thomas Vanek
3Nino Niederreiter
4Charlie Coyle
D1Ryan Suter
2Jonas Brodin
3Jared Spurgeon
4Marco Scandella
5Keith Ballard
6Matt Dumba
7Christian Folin
8Nate Prosser
G1Niklas Backstrom
2Devan Dubnyk