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  • Wild Defenseman Keith Ballard Takes a Puck to the Face (GIF)

    Wild Defenseman Keith Ballard Takes a Puck to the Face (GIF)

    Hockey is one dangerous sport. If you’re not falling face-first to the ice, you’re almost getting your face sliced off or taking a puck to the kisser. Last night in Buffalo, the Minnesota Wild’s Keith Ballard was just the latest NHLer to experience this last bit of pleasantness. It wasn’t a slap shot or anything, […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Legs Aren’t Supposed To Bend Like That

    Picture Of The Day: Legs Aren’t Supposed To Bend Like That

    Ouch! This is pretty much what it looked like the moment Keith Ballard’s healthy right knee turned into a sprained right knee that is expected to keep him out of the Vancouver Canucks’ lineup for three to four weeks.  During Monday night’s game against the Ottawa Senators, Ballard became the latest in a long line […]

  • Keith Ballard’s Own Goal Is Stranger Than You Think (Video)

    Keith Ballard’s Own Goal Is Stranger Than You Think (Video)

    An own goal can be a tough pill to swallow, no matter what sport it happens in.  Often they occur when a defender attempts to prevent the opposition from scoring, but in doing so, such efforts simply backfire as the net suddenly seems larger and situated in the exact area you were hoping it wouldn’t […]

  • Keith Ballard Viciously Slashes Tomas Vokoun Over The Head (Video)

    Keith Ballard Viciously Slashes Tomas Vokoun Over The Head (Video)

    Everyone has their own way of letting out frustration.  When it comes to sports, it may often be released against the opposition, or maybe even on the officials.  Rarely does frustration result in teammate-on-teammate violence, but that was the case Monday night in Atlanta, and the result was a terrifying one for Toman Vokoun and […]