the Wild don't want to make any excuses. "It's frustrating. We didn't play our game at all," defenseman Keith Ballard said. "We were OK in the first and went straight down from there." Zach Parise scored against Chicago, but that's
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to a couple of key saves from Giguere. The goalie known as ''Jiggy'' turned away a prime scoring attempt from Keith Ballard from right in front of the net with 3 minutes left in the game. ''We were expecting a push from them, and I thought
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two points.'' Notes: Despite missing Parise, the Wild welcomed the return of two key players on Wednesday. D Keith Ballard had missed the past nine games with two broken ribs, while C Torrey Mitchell had missed three games with a lower-body
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extend his point-scoring streak to four games. Notes: Washington improved to 4-0 in shootouts. ... Minnesota D Keith Ballard was scratched with an upper body injury, and is also expected to miss Saturday's game in Carolina. ... Capitals
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2012, anchored by current Capitals goalie Braden Holtby in his only career game against Minnesota. Wild defenseman Keith Ballard will be out with an upper-body injury unrelated to his previous injury this season.
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Parise said. Heatley scored his first non-empty-net goal of the season early in the third, redirecting Keith Ballard 's shot behind Schneider. Pominville added an empty-netter with 2:25 to play, his sixth goal in the past four
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his trademark mustache so he can grow a new one and raise awareness for men's cancer during November. ... Wild D Keith Ballard returned after missing seven games with a concussion. ... The Montreal cheering section was larger than usual at
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goal for his team-high eighth of the season. . . . The Wild were again without two of their top three defensemen, Keith Ballard (seven straight games, upper body) and Jonas Brodin (three straight games, broken cheekbone). . . . Hossa has
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forward has a goal and two assists in nine games this season. ... Handzus, F Ben Smith and D Sheldon Brookbank were scratched for Chicago. ... In addition to Harding, Ds Keith Ballard and Jonas Brodin were scratched for the Wild.
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July 4, 2012. ... Predators C Mike Fisher missed his third straight game with a lower body injury. ... Wild D Keith Ballard missed his fourth straight game after being hit in the face by a puck Oct. 14.