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Draft: Carolina 2002 (1-25-1)

REGULAR SEASON
PLAYOFFS
YEAR TEAM LGE GP W-L-T GA SO GAA GP W-L GA SO GAA
2000-01 Red Deer WHL 1 1-0-0 0 1 0.00 - - - - -
  Sherwood Park Mid. 34 14-8-1 -- -- 2.89 - - - - -
2001-02 (a) Red Deer WHL 46 30-11-4 102 1 2.27 23 14-8 53 2 2.12
2002-03 Red Deer WHL 57 40-13-3 118 5 2.10 23 14-9 49 3 2.09
2003-04 Red Deer WHL 56 31-16-8 114 4 2.05 19 10-9 37 3 1.85
WHL CAREER (4 SEASONS) 160 102-40-15 334 11 2.12 65 38-27 139 5 2.01
(a) June 22, 2002 -- Selected by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. First Hurricanes pick, 25th overall, first round.
(b) May 13, 2004 -- Agreed to terms with the Carolina Hurricanes on a multi-year contract.

Posted a 31-16-8 record, a 2.05 goals-against average and a .921 save percentage with the Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League. He won the Four Broncos Memorial Trophy as WHL Player of the Year and the Del Wilson Trophy as Goaltender of the Year, along with being named runner up for the Doug Wickenheiser Memorial Trophy, the WHL’s humanitarian award. In the WHL playoffs, Ward led the Rebels to the semifinals before falling in six games to eventual champion Medicine Hat.

2002-03: Played in 57 games for Red Deer of the WHL, tallying a record of 40-13-3 with a goals-against average of 2.10 and five shutouts... Was 14-9 in 23 playoff games with a 2.09 goals-against average... Named WHL goaltender of the year for the second consecutive season. 2001-02: Led the Western Hockey League with a goals against average of 2.27 ... was the Rebels' rookie of the year ... won the Del Wilson Trophy as the WHL's top goalie and was on the Eastern Conference First All-Star Team ... also named to the Canadian Hockey League Second All-Star Team. 2000-01: Played in the midget AAA All-Star game ... won the Bill Ranford Trophy as the top Alberta Midget AAA goaltender... called up to the WHL for one game and recorded a shutout.

Nickname: Wardo ... Hobbies include golf, music, boating... Was born on Feb. 29 of a leap year ... Favorite TV show: Friends ... Favorite food: pizza ... Favorite NHL team: Carolina Hurricanes ... Favorite player: Curtis Joseph ... Salary: 1.3 Million U.S. ... Every summer Cam goes to Sylvan Lake Goatending School in Sylvan Lake, Alberta.