|Born||November 26, 1982
Baudette, MN, USA
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||208 lb (94 kg; 14 st 12 lb)|
|NHL Draft||11th overall, 2002
Keith Ballard (born November 26, 1982 in Baudette, Minnesota) is an American NHL ice hockey defenceman for the Vancouver Canucks. He was picked by the Buffalo Sabres with the eleventh overall pick in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. He played hockey in college for the University of Minnesota's Golden Gophers. Ballard has also played for the Phoenix Coyotes for 3 seasons and the Florida Panthers for 2 seasons before being traded to the Vancouver Canucks in 2010 during the 2010 NHL Entry draft for Michael Grabner, Steve Bernier, and Vancouver's first round pick and 25th overall selection in that draft.
Ballard is married and had a daughter with his wife in May 2010.