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Cam Ward
W GAA Sv%
24 2.72 0.904
Team: Carolina Hurricanes Height: 6-1 Born: 2/29/1984
Position: GWeight: 185 Birthplace: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

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Mar. 22 8:09 AM PT9:09 AM MT10:09 AM CT11:09 AM ET15:09 GMT23:09 8:09 AM MST10:09 AM EST19:09 UAE11:09 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward had 33 saves in the Hurricanes' 4-3 win over the Panthers on Tuesday.
Analysis: Ward got the win despite allowing at least three goals for a seventh straight game. The Hurricanes are in Montreal on Thursday, and Ward had 20 saves in a 2-1 loss in his last game there on Nov. 24. He has lost four in a row in Montreal, and is 1-6-1 with a 3.28 GAA there since 2010-11.
Mar. 20 7:58 AM PT8:58 AM MT9:58 AM CT10:58 AM ET14:58 GMT22:58 7:58 AM MST9:58 AM EST18:58 UAE10:58 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward had 40 saves in Sunday's 4-3 OT loss to the Flyers.
Analysis: Ward has allowed at least three goals in each of the last six games, and his 3.51 GAA in 19 contests since Jan. 14 is the second-worst among goalies with at least 10 starts. The Hurricanes are at Florida on Tuesday, and Ward has fared well against the Panthers lately, though he doesn't have the results to show for it. He stopped 29 shots in a 3-2 shootout loss at Florida on Feb. 28, and is 0-3-1 in his last four starts in the series despite a 1.26 GAA.
Mar. 14 6:30 PM PT7:30 PM MT8:30 PM CT9:30 PM ET1:30 GMT9:30 6:30 PM MST8:30 PM EST5:30 UAE (+1)21:30 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward and the Hurricanes blew a 2-0 lead Tuesday in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Islanders.
Analysis: Ward, who made 31 saves, is 3-4-4 with a 3.27 GAA and an .891 save percentage in his last 11 starts.
Mar. 12 1:02 PM PT2:02 PM MT3:02 PM CT4:02 PM ET20:02 GMT4:02 1:02 PM MST3:02 PM EST0:02 UAE (+1)16:02 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward made 23 saves in Saturday's 3-2 OT loss to the Maple Leafs.
Analysis: Ward has allowed three goals in each of his last three games, and at least three in seven of his last nine. The Hurricanes visit the Islanders on Monday, and Ward had 33 saves in a 5-4 win over them on Feb. 4. He is 4-0-1 with a 2.94 GAA in his last five in the series.
Mar. 9 6:13 PM PT7:13 PM MT8:13 PM CT9:13 PM ET2:13 GMT10:13 7:13 PM MST9:13 PM EST6:13 UAE (+1)21:13 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward ended a six-start losing streak Thursday as he made a season-high 40 saves in a 4-3 win over the Rangers.
Analysis: He was 0-4-2 with a 3.21 GAA and an .883 save percentage over the skid.
Mar. 1 8:17 AM PT9:17 AM MT10:17 AM CT11:17 AM ET16:17 GMT0:17 9:17 AM MST11:17 AM EST20:17 UAE11:17 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward stopped 29 shots in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout loss to Florida.
Analysis: It was an overall solid showing by Ward, but he was still saddled with another loss. He is 0-3-2 with a 3.23 GAA since beating the Islanders on Feb. 4. The Hurricanes complete a back-to-back Wednesday at Tampa Bay, and Ward is 1-6-0 with a 2.62 GAA in his last seven against the Lightning. He is 5-2-0 with a 2.39 GAA in the second half of back-to-backs.
Feb. 21 7:18 PM PT8:18 PM MT9:18 PM CT10:18 PM ET3:18 GMT11:18 8:18 PM MST10:18 PM EST7:18 UAE (+1)22:18 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward stopped 19 of 22 shots Tuesday against Pittsburgh to lose his fourth consecutive start.
Analysis: If mediocrity is what you're seeking in a fantasy goaltender, Ward is your guy, as he's never had a goals-against average lower than 2.40 in any of his 12 NHL seasons. The 32-year-old has been well below average lately, though, compiling a 4-7-1 record, 3.78 GAA and an .871 save percentage in 12 starts since Jan. 14.
Feb. 20 10:34 PM PT11:34 PM MT12:34 AM CT1:34 AM ET6:34 GMT14:34 11:34 PM MST1:34 AM EST10:34 UAE1:34 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward allowed four goals on 24 shots before being pulled midway through the third period of Sunday's loss to Toronto.
Analysis: Ward was having a fairly good season up until about a month ago. He's now 4-6-1 with a 3.84 goals-against average over his last 11 starts and mostly off limits for fantasy purposes.
Feb. 17 6:58 PM PT7:58 PM MT8:58 PM CT9:58 PM ET2:58 GMT10:58 7:58 PM MST9:58 PM EST6:58 UAE (+1)21:58 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward stopped 35 of 37 shots in Friday's 2-1 OT loss to the Avalanche.
Analysis: Ward is 3-1-1 with a 2.54 GAA in his last five starts after losing four in a row with a 5.47 GAA. He's three starts shy of reaching 600.
Feb. 4 7:08 PM PT8:08 PM MT9:08 PM CT10:08 PM ET3:08 GMT11:08 8:08 PM MST10:08 PM EST7:08 UAE (+1)22:08 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward was shaky Saturday but won his third straight start by making 33 saves in a 5-4 overtime victory over the Islanders.
Analysis: He won his first two games after the All-Star break while stopping 39 of 41 shots.
Jan. 31 8:36 PM PT9:36 PM MT10:36 PM CT11:36 PM ET4:36 GMT12:36 9:36 PM MST11:36 PM EST8:36 UAE23:36 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward stopped 15 shots in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Flyers.
Analysis: Ward earned his first win since Jan. 14 after going 0-4-0 with a 5.47 GAA in his previous four outings. The Hurricanes host the Oilers on Friday, and Ward had 25 saves on 28 shots in a loss at Edmonton on Oct. 18.
Jan. 26 6:02 PM PT7:02 PM MT8:02 PM CT9:02 PM ET2:02 GMT10:02 7:02 PM MST9:02 PM EST6:02 UAE (+1)21:02 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward stopped 26 of 28 shots as he lost his fourth straight start Thursday, 3-0 to visiting Los Angeles.
Analysis: It was an encouraging performance after Ward gave up 17 goals on 85 shots for a 6.85 GAA and an .800 save percentage in his previous three starts.
Jan. 23 7:38 PM PT8:38 PM MT9:38 PM CT10:38 PM ET3:38 GMT11:38 8:38 PM MST10:38 PM EST7:38 UAE (+1)22:38 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward's struggles continued Monday when he allowed six goals on 25 shots in a loss at Washington.
Analysis: He's been brutal over his last three starts with 17 goals allowed on 85 shots for a 6.85 GAA and an .800 save percentage.
Jan. 21 7:18 AM PT8:18 AM MT9:18 AM CT10:18 AM ET15:18 GMT23:18 8:18 AM MST10:18 AM EST19:18 UAE10:18 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward's recent struggles continued when he was tagged for seven goals on 41 shots in Friday's loss to Pittsburgh.
Analysis: Carolina's longtime goaltender owns a brutal 6.03 goals-against average and an .837 save percentage over his last three starts following Friday's debacle. On the positive side, Ward had won four consecutive starts prior to losing his last two. The 32-year-old may receive a much-needed rest when the Hurricanes visit Columbus on Saturday.
Jan. 17 6:11 PM PT7:11 PM MT8:11 PM CT9:11 PM ET2:11 GMT10:11 7:11 PM MST9:11 PM EST6:11 UAE (+1)21:11 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward allowed all four Blue Jackets' goals and was lifted in the second period of Tuesday's 4-1 loss to snap a four-start winning streak.
Analysis: Ward may have won those previous four starts, but his GAA is now 3.55 over his last five.
Jan. 14 6:13 PM PT7:13 PM MT8:13 PM CT9:13 PM ET2:13 GMT10:13 7:13 PM MST9:13 PM EST6:13 UAE (+1)21:13 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward wasn't at his best Saturday in his 19th straight start, allowing four goals on 32 shots, but that was good enough for a 7-4 win over the Islanders.
Analysis: Ward has won four consecutive starts, posting a 2.98 GAA in that span. Coach Bill Peters said backup Eddie Lack is close to returning from a concussion, so Ward could get a rest soon.
Jan. 14 7:32 AM PT8:32 AM MT9:32 AM CT10:32 AM ET15:32 GMT23:32 8:32 AM MST10:32 AM EST19:32 UAE10:32 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward stopped 36 shots while playing in his 600th NHL game in Friday's 5-2 win over Buffalo.
Analysis: Ward has won three in a row.
Jan. 10 6:05 PM PT7:05 PM MT8:05 PM CT9:05 PM ET2:05 GMT10:05 7:05 PM MST9:05 PM EST6:05 UAE (+1)21:05 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward made 24 saves in Tuesday's win over Columbus.
Analysis: It was the 17th straight start for Ward, his longest streak since 2011. He's allowed three goals or fewer in 13 of those games, posting a 2.40 GAA.
Jan. 9 5:42 AM PT6:42 AM MT7:42 AM CT8:42 AM ET13:42 GMT21:42 6:42 AM MST8:42 AM EST17:42 UAE8:42 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward stopped 32 shots to help the Hurricanes to Sunday's 4-3 overtime victory over Boston.
Analysis: Ward is quietly having a nice bounce-back season, as his 2.28 goals-against average is the lowest of his 12-year career and his .915 save percentage is his highest since 2011-12. The 32-year-old isn't a top-tier fantasy goaltender but is worth using in the right matchup.
Jan. 4 9:33 AM PT10:33 AM MT11:33 AM CT12:33 PM ET17:33 GMT1:33 10:33 AM MST12:33 PM EST21:33 UAE12:33 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward turned aside just 15 of 17 shots in Tuesday's loss to the Devils.
Analysis: Ward made his 13th straight start for Carolina in net. He is five games shy of 600 for his career.
Dec. 31 8:44 AM PT9:44 AM MT10:44 AM CT11:44 AM ET16:44 GMT0:44 9:44 AM MST11:44 AM EST20:44 UAE11:44 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward made 27 saves in Carolina's 3-2 win over the Blackhawks on Friday.
Analysis: Ward improved to 4-1-0 with a 1.77 GAA in his last five games and is 8-0-1 with a 1.55 GAA in his last 10 at home. The Hurricanes visit Tampa Bay on New Year's Eve, and it's uncertain if Ward will be in goal in the second half of a back-to-back. However, he has posted a 1.28 GAA in winning his only three starts on zero days' rest this season. The veteran also stopped 30 shots in a 1-0 OT home win over the Lightning on Dec. 4.
Dec. 28 7:31 PM PT8:31 PM MT9:31 PM CT10:31 PM ET3:31 GMT11:31 8:31 PM MST10:31 PM EST7:31 UAE (+1)22:31 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward suffered just his second regulation loss this month as he stopped 23 of 26 shots in a 3-2 loss at Pittsburgh on Wednesday.
Analysis: Ward is 5-2-3 with a 2.23 GAA and a shutout in 11 December starts.
Dec. 24 8:18 AM PT9:18 AM MT10:18 AM CT11:18 AM ET16:18 GMT0:18 9:18 AM MST11:18 AM EST20:18 UAE11:18 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward made 31 saves Friday in the Hurricanes' 3-2 win over the Bruins.
Analysis: Ward has won his last three starts with a .950 save percentage.
Dec. 17 6:13 PM PT7:13 PM MT8:13 PM CT9:13 PM ET2:13 GMT10:13 7:13 PM MST9:13 PM EST6:13 UAE (+1)21:13 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward continued his excellent play at home with 23 saves in a 2-1 shootout win over Buffalo on Saturday.
Analysis: Ward is 7-0-1 with a 1.45 GAA and two shutouts in his last eight games in Raleigh.
Dec. 9 7:22 AM PT8:22 AM MT9:22 AM CT10:22 AM ET15:22 GMT23:22 8:22 AM MST10:22 AM EST19:22 UAE10:22 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward made 21 saves and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Thursday night.
Analysis: Ward has been very impressive over the last month, going 7-3-2 with a .941 save percentage in his last 12 starts.
Dec. 5 9:16 AM PT10:16 AM MT11:16 AM CT12:16 PM ET17:16 GMT1:16 10:16 AM MST12:16 PM EST21:16 UAE12:16 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward had 30 saves in his 25th career shutout in the Hurricanes' 1-0 overtime win over Tampa Bay on Sunday.
Analysis: Ward is on quite a roll of late, going 6-3-1 with a .951 save percentage over his last 10 starts.
Dec. 1 6:36 PM PT7:36 PM MT8:36 PM CT9:36 PM ET2:36 GMT10:36 7:36 PM MST9:36 PM EST6:36 UAE (+1)21:36 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward recorded 34 saves but allowed the tying goal with 31.5 seconds left before the Hurricanes lost 2-1 in a shootout to the Bruins on Thursday.
Analysis: Ward failed to hold a 2-0 first-period lead Tuesday as the Rangers rallied to beat the Hurricanes 3-2. He has lost four straight starts despite posting a 2.00 GAA. Carolina has scored five goals over those outings.
Nov. 29 6:05 PM PT7:05 PM MT8:05 PM CT9:05 PM ET2:05 GMT10:05 7:05 PM MST9:05 PM EST6:05 UAE (+1)21:05 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward failed to hold a 2-0 first-period lead Tuesday as the Rangers rallied to beat the Hurricanes 3-2.
Analysis: Ward, who made 18 saves, has lost three straight starts despite posting a 2.40 GAA. Carolina has scored four goals over those outings.
Nov. 26 6:59 PM PT7:59 PM MT8:59 PM CT9:59 PM ET2:59 GMT10:59 7:59 PM MST9:59 PM EST6:59 UAE (+1)21:59 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward was solid again in a losing effort as the Hurricanes fell 2-1 at Ottawa on Saturday despite his 22 saves.
Analysis: It's the seventh consecutive game in which Ward has yielded two goals or less. The veteran netminder is 5-2-0 with a 1.30 GAA and a .949 save percentage over that excellent stretch.
Nov. 24 8:00 PM PT9:00 PM MT10:00 PM CT11:00 PM ET4:00 GMT12:00 9:00 PM MST11:00 PM EST8:00 UAE23:00 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward had a five-start winning streak snapped after stopping 20 of 22 shots in Thursday's 2-1 loss at Montreal.
Analysis: Ward got outdueled by the great Carey Price in this one but continues to be very solid of late. The veteran owns an excellent 1.17 GAA over his last six outings, yielding two goals or less in each.
Nov. 23 12:30 PM PT1:30 PM MT2:30 PM CT3:30 PM ET20:30 GMT4:30 1:30 PM MST3:30 PM EST0:30 UAE (+1)15:30 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward stopped 25 shots in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Leafs.
Analysis: Ward has allowed a total of five goals and hast posted a .962 save percentage in winning his last five starts.
Nov. 21 5:42 AM PT6:42 AM MT7:42 AM CT8:42 AM ET13:42 GMT21:42 6:42 AM MST8:42 AM EST17:42 UAE8:42 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward made 28 saves in a 3-1 win over the Jets on Sunday.
Analysis: He has a 1.00 goals-against average during a four-game winning streak.
Nov. 15 5:37 PM PT6:37 PM MT7:37 PM CT8:37 PM ET1:37 GMT9:37 6:37 PM MST8:37 PM EST5:37 UAE (+1)20:37 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward made 22 saves in his first shutout in over a year as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the San Jose Sharks 1-0 on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Ward got the 24th shutout of his career and first since he blanked Colorado on Oct. 21, 2015. He's won his last two starts by stopping 42 of 43 shots.
Nov. 13 9:41 AM PT10:41 AM MT11:41 AM CT12:41 PM ET17:41 GMT1:41 10:41 AM MST12:41 PM EST21:41 UAE12:41 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward's solid 20-save effort helped the Hurricanes post a 5-1 win over Washington on Saturday.
Analysis: The veteran has been playing well of late, recording a 1.93 goals-against average and a .932 save percentage over his last five starts. Ward has allowed two goals or less in four of those outings.
Nov. 11 7:58 AM PT8:58 AM MT9:58 AM CT10:58 AM ET15:58 GMT23:58 8:58 AM MST10:58 AM EST19:58 UAE10:58 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward stopped 23 of 26 shots in the Hurricanes' 4-2 loss to Anaheim on Thursday.
Analysis: The veteran had began November on a strong run, turning aside 94 of 100 chances over his first three starts of the month. Ward's overall numbers remain rather pedestrian, though, as he's posted a 2.95 goals-against average and .897 save percentage in nine starts.
Nov. 8 6:42 PM PT7:42 PM MT8:42 PM CT9:42 PM ET2:42 GMT10:42 7:42 PM MST9:42 PM EST6:42 UAE (+1)21:42 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward was very good for the third straight start, making 39 saves in a 3-2 shootout loss Tuesday at New Jersey.
Analysis: Ward is 1-0-2 with a 1.86 goals-against average in his last three starts after going 1-3-1 with a 3.64 mark in the first five games.
Nov. 2 12:56 PM PT1:56 PM MT2:56 PM CT3:56 PM ET19:56 GMT3:56 12:56 PM MST2:56 PM EST23:56 UAE15:56 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward had a season-high 30 saves in Carolina's 2-1 overtime loss at Ottawa on Tuesday.
Analysis: This was easily one of Ward's better performances of the season, as he had allowed four or more goals in three of his first five starts. He's still won just once so far and isn't the most appealing of fantasy options at the goaltender position.
Oct. 31 12:59 PM PT1:59 PM MT2:59 PM CT3:59 PM ET19:59 GMT3:59 12:59 PM MST2:59 PM EST23:59 UAE15:59 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward struggled again in Carolina's 4-3 loss to Philadelphia on Sunday, coming up with just 24 saves on 28 shots.
Analysis: Ward's days as a top-level goaltender are well behind him, and he's recorded a save percentage of under 90 percent in four of his five starts. The 32-year-old isn't a recommended play for fantasy purposes most nights.
Oct. 29 7:32 AM PT8:32 AM MT9:32 AM CT10:32 AM ET14:32 GMT22:32 7:32 AM MST9:32 AM EST18:32 UAE10:32 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward recorded his first win of the season after stopping 28 shots in Carolina's 3-2 victory over the Rangers on Friday.
Analysis: A much-needed sharp effort from the veteran goaltender, who entered the matchup 0-2-1 with a poor 4.03 goals-against average and .848 save percentage over his first three starts. Ward should keep splitting work with Eddie Lack, making neither an appealing fantasy option.
Oct. 19 9:59 AM PT10:59 AM MT11:59 AM CT12:59 PM ET16:59 GMT0:59 9:59 AM MST11:59 AM EST20:59 UAE12:59 ETNaN:� BRT - Ward returned to Carolina's net on Tuesday and made 25 saves in a 3-2 loss at Edmonton.
Analysis: Ward had given way to backup Eddie Lack in Sunday's loss at Vancouver. Ward has a dreadful .852 save percentage through two starts. He has an .870 save percentage in seven career starts against the Flames, whom Carolina visits on Thursday.
Oct. 14 9:12 AM PT10:12 AM MT11:12 AM CT12:12 PM ET16:12 GMT0:12 9:12 AM MST11:12 AM EST20:12 UAE12:12 ET13:12 BRT - Ward had a rough season debut Thursday, making just 21 saves in a 5-4 overtime loss at Winnipeg.
Analysis: Ward could be in for more problems if he starts Carolina's next game because it comes Sunday in Vancouver. He's 2-5-2 with a 3.33 goals-against average against the Canucks, including losses in all four of his starts in Vancouver with a 3.98 GAA.

Career Regular Season Stats

Totals
Year Team GPI Min GAA W L OTL T ENG ShO GA SA Sv%
2005-06 Car 28 1484 3.68 14 8 2 - 0 0 91 773 0.882
2006-07 Car 60 3422 2.93 30 21 6 - 3 2 167 1625 0.897
2007-08 Car 69 3930 2.75 37 25 5 - 3 4 180 1870 0.904
2008-09 Car 68 3928 2.44 39 23 5 - 10 6 160 1901 0.916
2009-10 Car 47 2651 2.69 18 23 5 - 11 0 119 1409 0.916
2010-11 Car 74 4317 2.56 37 26 10 - 7 4 184 2375 0.923
2011-12 Car 68 3988 2.74 30 23 13 - 6 5 182 2143 0.915
2012-13 Car 17 929 2.84 9 6 1 - 1 0 44 477 0.908
2013-14 Car 30 1645 3.06 10 12 6 - 3 0 84 824 0.898
2014-15 Car 51 3025 2.40 22 24 5 - 5 1 121 1351 0.910
2015-16 Car 52 3038 2.41 23 17 10 - 4 1 122 1343 0.909
2016-17 Car 56 3311 2.72 24 20 11 - 3 2 150 1568 0.904
Career 620 35670 2.70 293 228 79 - 56 25 1604 17659 0.909

Career Postseason Stats

Totals
Totals Team GPI Min GAA W L OTL T ENG ShO GA SA Sv%
2005-06 Car 23 1319 2.14 15 8 0 - 0 2 47 584 0.920
2008-09 Car 18 1101 2.67 8 10 0 - 3 2 49 576 0.915
Career 41 2421 2.38 23 18 0 - 3 4 96 1160 0.917

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