Ed Ward (ice hockey)

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Ed Ward
Born (1969-11-10) November 10, 1969 (age 45)
Edmonton, AB, CAN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Quebec Nordiques
Calgary Flames
Atlanta Thrashers
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
New Jersey Devils
NHL Draft 108th overall, 1988
Quebec Nordiques
Playing career 1991–2002

Edward J. Ward (born November 10, 1969) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player. Ward played 278 games for five teams.

Playing career[edit]

Ward was drafted by the Quebec Nordiques in the sixth round, 108th overall in the 1988 NHL Entry Draft. Ward chose to play NCAA hockey for Northern Michigan University before turning pro. He helped lead NMU to the 1991 NCAA title. In 1991, he began his pro career with the Greensboro Monarchs of the East Coast Hockey League, eventually cracking the Nordiques roster in 1993–94. Ward played only seven games with the Nords before being sent to the Calgary Flames. Ward spent five years bouncing between the Flames, and their AHL affiliate the Saint John Flames, then played parts of seasons with the Atlanta Thrashers, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and the New Jersey Devils. Ward finished his career in Sweden, playing one season with Timrå IK in 2001–02 before retiring.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1987–88 Northern Michigan University WCHA 25 0 2 2 40
1988–89 Northern Michigan University WCHA 42 5 15 20 36
1989–90 Northern Michigan University WCHA 39 5 11 16 77
1990–91 Northern Michigan University WCHA 46 13 18 31 109
1991–92 Greensboro Monarchs ECHL 12 4 8 12 12
1991–92 Halifax Citadels AHL 51 7 11 18 65
1992–93 Halifax Citadels AHL 70 13 19 32 56
1993–94 Cornwall Aces AHL 60 12 30 42 65 12 1 3 4 14
1993–94 Quebec Nordiques NHL 7 1 0 1 5
1994–95 Cornwall Aces AHL 56 10 14 24 118
1994–95 Saint John Flames AHL 11 4 5 9 20 5 1 0 1 10
1994–95 Calgary Flames NHL 2 1 1 2 2
1995–96 Saint John Flames AHL 12 1 2 3 45 16 4 4 8 27
1995–96 Calgary Flames NHL 41 3 5 8 44
1996–97 Calgary Flames NHL 40 5 8 13 49
1996–97 Detroit Vipers IHL 31 7 6 13 45
1996–97 Saint John Flames AHL 1 0 0 0 0
1997–98 Calgary Flames NHL 64 4 5 9 122
1998–99 Calgary Flames NHL 68 3 5 8 67
1999–00 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 44 5 1 6 44
1999–00 Anaheim Mighty Ducks NHL 8 1 0 1 15
2000–01 Albany River Rats AHL 65 14 19 33 71
2000–01 New Jersey Devils NHL 4 0 1 1 6
2001–02 Timrå IK SEL 34 3 2 5 64
NHL totals 278 23 26 49 354 0 0 0 0 0

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