Former Carolina Hurricane and 14-year NHL Cam Ward has signed a one-day contract to retire as a Carolina Hurricane.
Ward is a former first-round draft pick after being selected 25th overall by the Hurricanes in the 2002 NHL entry draft.
He is also a Stanley Cup Champion and a Conn Smythe winner in the 2005-2006 season.
The City of Raleigh and Hurricanes fans everywhere will forever have a place in their heart for Ward. He was so special in the Cup Final and the whole playoffs and show why he earned the Conn Smythe trophy
Ward will finish his career with a record of 334-256-88 with 27 shutouts. His GAA will end at 2.74 and his save percentage is .908.
Spending 13 years of his 14-year career with the Carolina Hurricanes, he finished out last year with the Chicago Blackhawks.
Oct. 7, 2005.— Carolina Hurricanes (@CanesNHL) August 28, 2019
Cam Ward's first career start goes to a shootout.
He stops Mario Lemieux, Zigmund Palffy and Sidney Crosby on consecutive penalty shots to earn the win.
Will Cam Ward go down as the best goalie in ‘Canes history?
Is this a number that the Hurricanes will retire?