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CANES PROSPECT CAM WARD HONORED BY WHL

Monday, 11.25.2002 / 6:45 PM ET / News
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CANES PROSPECT CAM WARD HONORED BY WHL

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CALGARY -- The Western Hockey League Player of the Week is goaltender Cam Ward of the Red Deer Rebels. Ward earned player of the week honors by recording three wins, including back-to-back shutout wins for the week of November 18th to November 24th. Ward's performance helped extend the Rebels winning streak to seven games and keeps the Rebels (20-4-2-2) atop the WHL overall standings with 44 points.

On Wednesday, November 20th, Ward recorded 23 saves in a 6-0 shutout win against the visiting Regina Pats. On Friday, November 22nd, Ward recorded 21 saves in a 6-0 shutout victory against the visiting Lethbridge Hurricanes.

On Saturday, November 21st, Ward stopped 26 of 28 shots in a 4-2 victory against the Hurricanes in Lethbridge.

Ward, an 18-year-old from Sherwood Park, Alberta, was drafted in the 1st round, 25th overall, by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

Ward leads all WHL goalies in wins (18), goals against average (1.98 GAA), shutouts (3) and save percentage (.928 SV%).

Honorable mention goes to Tyler Weiman of the Tri-City Americans.

WHL Players of the Week, 2002-03:
Nov 18 -- Nov 24: Cam Ward, Red Deer Rebels
Nov 11 -- Nov 17: Jordin Tootoo, Brandon Wheat Kings
Nov 4 -- Nov 10: Ben Ondrus, Swift Current Broncos
Oct 28 -- Nov 3: Nigel Dawes, Kootenay Ice
Oct 21 -- Oct 27: Stephen Mann, Saskatoon Blades
Oct 15 -- Oct 20: Boyd Gordon, Red Deer Rebels
Oct 7 -- Oct 14: Jordan McLaughlin, Vancouver Giants
Sept 30 -- Oct 6: Tim Konsorada, Brandon Wheat Kings
Sept 20 -- Sept 29: Jonas Johansson, Kamloops Blazers

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 77 23 31 -13 54
J. Faulk 82 15 34 -19 49
E. Lindholm 81 17 22 -23 39
V. Rask 80 11 22 -14 33
J. Skinner 77 18 13 -24 31
N. Gerbe 78 10 18 -14 28
R. Nash 68 8 17 -10 25
J. Staal 46 6 18 -6 24
J. Liles 57 2 20 -9 22
J. McClement 82 7 14 -7 21
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 22 24 5 .910 2.40
A. Khudobin 8 17 6 .900 2.72