Ward allowed five goals on 27 shots in the Hurricanes’ loss in Dallas last Saturday. It was a rough outing for Ward, who will get the call in the first came after their bye week. The veteran netminder is 15-5-1 with a 2.27 GAA and .919 SV% in 22 starts on home ice and draws a great matchup against the NHL’s worst club tonight.
Ward leads the Hurricanes onto the ice for warmups.
Ward allowed four goals on 37 shots in the Hurricanes’ win over the Islanders last Saturday. Eddie Lack returned to the net on Tuesday, but Ward will get back between the pipes in Dallas today. Ward comes in on a three-game winning streak and he’s posted a 1.97 GAA and .923 SV% in those three contests.
Ward was in the starter’s crease this morning, but left the gameday skate early so his status for tonight’s game remains uncertain. Head coach Bill Peters called his starting goalie a game-time decision, so it sounds like it will be Ward as long as he is good-to-go.
Ward allowed two goals on 28 shots in the Hurricanes’ loss to the Kings last Thursday. Ward has lost four consecutive games while posting an ugly 5.47 GAA and .832 SV%. Tonight he will make his 42nd start of the season and second versus the Flyers—he allowed four goals on 28 shots in a 4-3 loss back in October.
Ward is in the starter's crease at the Hurricanes' morning skate.
Ward allowed two goals on 28 shots in the Hurricanes’ loss to the Kings last Thursday. Ward has lost four consecutive games while posting an ugly 5.47 GAA and .832 SV%. It looks like he’ll make his 42nd start of the season and second versus the Flyers—he allowed four goals on 28 shots in a 4-3 loss back in October.
Ward allowed six goals on 25 shots in the Hurricanes loss in Washington on Monday. Ward has three in a row while allowing a ridiculous 17 goals on 85 shots (.800 SV%). It’s been a rough stretch for Ward, who has been solid through 40 starts this season. He won his first start vs. the Kings by stopping 21 of 22 shots back in December.
Ward allowed seven goals on 41 shots in the Hurricanes’ 7-1 loss to the Penguins on Friday. After a rough outing, Ward was finally given a night off on Saturday, but will get right back in goal tonight in Washington. He has been solid against the Capitals this season, going1-0-1 with a 1.92 GAA and .915 SV% in two starts against them this season.
Ward was pulled after he allowed four goals on 19 shots in the Hurricanes’ loss in Columbus on Tuesday. The loss snapped a four-game losing streak for Ward, who will make his 39th start of the season tonight. Ward comes in ranked 12th in wins (18), tied for 16th in GAA (2.42) and tied for 27th in SV% (.912) in 2016-17.