Keith Ballard has undergone surgery to repair a sports hernia.
Keith Ballard (upper body) will be back in Minnesota's lineup for Game 6.
Keith Ballard (upper body) won't play in Game 5 Sunday night.
Keith Ballard is ready to return from a groin injury.
Keith Ballard (groin) is "very close" to returning, according to coach Mike Yeo.
Keith Ballard (groin) was the only Wild player to stay off the ice Friday morning.
Keith Ballard has sat out Minnesota's last two games because of a groin injury.
Keith Ballard scored a goal on Saturday.
Keith Ballard found the back of the net in Minnesota's 3-2 defeat against the San Jose Sharks.
Keith Ballard was a healthy scratch for a fourth straight game on Tuesday.
The Minnesota Wild will get Keith Ballard (upper body) back on Wednesday.
Keith Ballard skated with his teammates on Friday for the first time since suffering an upper-body injury two weeks ago.
Keith Ballard (upper body) has been placed on the injured reserve list.
Keith Ballard (upper body) will sidelined for about two weeks.