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Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward sucker punches player laying on the ice

It was a long night for Cam Ward. The Carolina Hurricanes goalie's frustration boiled over with his team trailing 6-1 in the third period, and he punched defenseless Pittsburgh Penguins player Patric Hornqvist right on the face while Hornqvist was laying on the ice.Here's video of the incident: Ward was given a two-minute minor for roughing. That seems a bit lenient, and it will...
Via The Comeback
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ward denies Blue Jackets with his skate blade

In the final seconds of the first period of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Carolina Hurricanes game, Cam Ward stretches out to make a great save on Cam Atkinson.
Via SportsNetCanada
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Hurricanes’ decision to extend Cam Ward is both unnecessary and an overpayment

The Carolina Hurricanes have announced the club has reached a two-year, $6.6 million deal with goaltender Cam Ward. Bob McKenzie reports the deal features a modified no-trade clause. The netminder was an unrestricted free agent. The move comes as a bit of a surprise. Ward has long been on the decline and with his contract ending following the completion of the 2015-16 season, it...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

The goaltending scene as the NHL trade deadline nears

The crowd at SAP Center became hushed last Thursday when the Calgary Flames’ Karri Ramo had difficulty getting up. After colliding with San Jose Sharks’ Joonas Donskoi, the starting goaltender remained sprawled across the crease in visible pain, prompting the training staff to spring into action. Ramo eventually got up but had to be helped into the dressing room, only putting...
Via Yardbarker
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Hurricanes continue transition between the pipes

The Carolina Hurricanes have solidified their goaltending situation for the next few years, announcing they’ve signed Eddie Lack to a two-year extension worth $5.5 million. Lack, who was set to become a free agent at the end of the 2015-16 season, will now be controlled by the Hurricanes until 2018. The Hurricanes scored one of the best deals this offseason, bringing Lack...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes GM Francis faces difficult decision on goalie Cam Ward

When Jim Rutherford was hired earlier this month as general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins, following a 20-year stint in the same position with the Hurricanes/Whalers, he was asked why he thought his former franchise had not earned a playoff berth since 2009. His answer: mostly injuries at the goaltender position. In inheriting the roster, new general manager Ron Francis also...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Carolina Open To Trading Any Of Three Goalies, Including Cam Ward

The Carolina Hurricanes have the fourth-worst record in the Eastern Conference and sit seven points behind the last wild-card playoff spot, which may result in the team making a change at the most important position before the March 5 trade deadline. According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, Carolina would consider trading any of the three goaltenders on its NHL roster — Cam Ward, Justin...
Via NESN.com
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes recall G Ward from conditioning stint

The Carolina Hurricanes have recalled goalie Cam Ward from his brief conditioning stint in the minor leagues. The team announced the move Sunday. Ward went 1-1 with a 2.02 goals-against average in two games this weekend with the Hurricanes' AHL affiliate in Charlotte. The 2006 Conn Smythe Trophy winner missed Carolina's last 14 games with an unspecified lower-body injury and began...
Via Associated Press
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes assign Ward to AHL for conditioning

The Carolina Hurricanes have removed goaltender Cam Ward from injured reserve and assigned him to their American Hockey League affiliate for a conditioning stint. Ward has missed the last 13 games with a lower-body injury. The Hurricanes' all-time leader in games played by a goaltender, wins and shutouts will join the AHL's Charlotte Checkers in Cleveland ahead of the team's game...
Via Associated Press
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ward's amazing save propels 'Canes to win over Sens

RALEIGH, N.C. Hurricanes backup goalie Justin Peters did a good job of holding things down while Cam Ward (sidelined for 10 games) healed from a lower-body injury. But nothing compares to Ward when he's on, as was the case in Carolina's 4-1 victory over Ottawa on Sunday night. The Senators got out to a 1-0 lead just over a minute into the game, and not long after, Ottawa had a...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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