Cam Ward RUMORS & NEWS

  • Hurricanes GM Francis faces difficult decision on goalie Cam Ward

    Fox Sports Carolinas "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..." June 24

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    CAR G Cam Ward has full NTC but under right circumstances it's believed he'll waive. In any case, consider him available/expendable in CAR.

  • Canes' Eric Staal, Cam Ward not immune from trading block

    Raleigh News & Observer "It’s hard to imagine the Carolina Hurricanes without Eric Staal or Cam Ward. They starred on the Canes’ 2006 Stanley Cup team. They’ve become fixtures with the franchise. Staal has been the team captain since January 2010. But the Hurricanes now have missed the Stanley Cup playoffs five..." April 16

  • Carolina Hurricanes could trade Cam Ward

    The Fourth Period "The Hurricanes would still like to make a move and trade one of their three goalies by the trade deadline, and Carolina GM Jim Rutherford continues to work the phones. Rutherford, in an interview on Thursday on Hockey Central on Sportsnet The Fan 590 in Toronto, reiterated his desire to move..." February 03

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    Chip Alexander @ice_chip

    Ward will play couple games with Checkers Muller says

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    Chip Alexander @ice_chip

    Cm Ward out with lower body injury. Not going on trip.

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    Chip Alexander @ice_chip

    Ward taken off injured reserve. Mike Murphy back to Checkers (AHL).

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    Fluto Shinzawa @GlobeFluto

    Cam Ward starts for Carolina. Semin out.

  • Cam Ward out 3-4 weeks, Hurricanes thin at goalie position

    CBSSports.com "The Carolina Hurricanes have put together a respectable 4-3-3 start and sit second in the Metropolitan Division. However after losing Cam Ward to an injury in Thursday night's game against Minnesota the Canes have a real problem in net. Ward went down just four minutes into his start against..." October 25

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    Minnesota Wild PR @mnwildPR

    From Canes PR: Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward suffered a lower-body injury and will not return. #mnwild

  • Canes goalie Ward healthy, motivated as season approaches

    Raleigh News & Observer "Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward has a lot driving him as a new season approaches – a motivational checklist if you will. Ward wants to lead the Hurricanes back to the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time since 2009. He wants to prove he’s an elite goaltender in the NHL. He wants to..." August 24

  • Hurricanes lose goalie Cam Ward for 6-8 weeks to knee injury

    CBC Sports "The Carolina Hurricanes announced Monday that their No. 1 goalie Cam Ward will be gone from six to eight weeks due to an mediate collateral ligament (MCL) in his knee. Ward was hurt in a collision early in Sunday's 3-2 road win over Florida. Dan Ellis took over in net as the Hurricanes won..." March 04

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    Cam Ward heads to the locker room after being injured in a collision with Justin Faulk. Dan Ellis relieves Ward.

  • Canes, Ward blank the St. Louis Blues 2-0

    Raleigh News & Observer "The Carolina Hurricanes don't mind facing off against the NHL's best, and they have held their own this season. They swept the Boston Bruins, the defending Stanley Cup champions. They beat the Vancouver Canucks, who played the Bruins for the Cup last year, and the Pittsburgh Penguins. They shut..." March 16

  • Ward, Canes stop Jets 2-1

    Raleigh News & Observer "The Carolina Hurricanes will scatter in many directions Tuesday, taking time off for the NHL All-Star Game break. Truth be known, many of the Canes probably would like to keep on playing. The Hurricanes, in their final game before the break, topped the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 Monday at the RBC..." January 24

  • Canes' Ward has refocused his emotions on his game

    Raleigh News & Observer "It's not a moment Cam Ward likes to recall and one the Carolina Hurricanes goalie insists he will not repeat. During the Canes' Dec. 9 road game against the Winnipeg Jets, Ward was pulled by coach Kirk Muller early in the second period and then had an emotional meltdown on the bench, letting..." January 23

  • Canes' Ward vows to keep calm, carry on

    Raleigh News & Observer "Carolina Hurricanes coach Kirk Muller put his team through a rigorous practice Sunday at the Air Canada Centre. "Be focused, be sharp," Muller shouted. "Fight through it, fight through it." The day before, Muller said many of the same things to goaltender Cam Ward, except in a much calmer..." December 12

  • Ward stops 33 shots in Canes' win over Bruins

    Raleigh News & Observer "The Carolina Hurricanes now have beaten the Stanley Cup champions twice in less than a week. The Canes, mixing hard work with some fisticuffs, topped the Boston Bruins 4-1 at TD Garden. Anthony Stewart and Joni Pitkanen each have two goals for the Canes this season, and all four have come..." October 19

  • Canes' Ward itching for start

    Raleigh News & Observer "Cam Ward admits he was getting a little antsy. The Carolina Hurricanes' goalie was all set for the beginning of preseason training camp, having worked hard this summer on his conditioning, only to be held back a few days by an injury referred to as "upper-body stiffness." But Ward will be..." September 23

  • Canes nominate Ward

    Raleigh News & Observer "The Carolina Hurricanes announced Wednesday that goaltender Cam Ward has been selected by his teammates as Carolina's nominee for the 2010-11 King Clancy Memorial Trophy. It's the second time that Ward has been nominated for this honor, annually awarded to the NHL player who best exemplifies..." April 07

  • Ward up to the challenge

    Raleigh News & Observer "Carolina Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford doesn't hedge any in assessing the play of goaltender Cam Ward this season. "He has singlehandedly won us games and singlehandedly kept us in many games," Rutherford said. "He's our MVP for the year." That comes from a former NHL goalie,..." March 25

  • Canes, Ward ready for a playoff push

    Raleigh News & Observer "Cam Ward's streak of consecutive starts in goal for the Carolina Hurricanes ended at 24 games Friday, when he was given a break. But that's it, coach Paul Maurice said Sunday. The Hurricanes have 16 games remaining in the regular season, and Ward should start them all, meaning he would play in..." March 07

  • Ward, Miller face off

    Raleigh News & Observer "Tim Gleason of the Carolina Hurricanes has played in front of goaltender Cam Ward for five seasons, doing the dirty, gritty work of a defenseman. A year ago, he played with Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller for Team USA - and was his roommate - during the 2010 Vancouver Winter..." March 03

  • Ward loses lead but still has fun

    Raleigh News & Observer "Cam Ward joked during pregame NHL All-Star interviews that his goal, as the starting goalie for Team Staal, was to keep Team Lidstrom under five during the first period. The Carolina Hurricanes star succeeded, but only by a whisker in the RBC Center on Sunday. With an early 4-0 lead, Ward..." January 31