NHL defenseman Ward retires

TORONTO, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Defenseman Aaron Ward, hobbled by knee injuries, has decided to retire after 15 NHL seasons, the league's players association says.
Hurricanes' Walker fined for punch

Hurricanes' Walker fined for punch

RALEIGH, N.C., May 11 (UPI) -- Carolina's Scott Walker was fined, but not suspended, by the NHL for his role in an incident late in the Hurricanes' Game 5 playoff loss to the Boston Bruins.

NHL: Boston 5, Ottawa 3

BOSTON, March 12 (UPI) -- Phil Kessel scored twice in the third period Thursday night when the Boston Bruins beat the Ottawa Senators 5-3 to break a two-game skid.

NHL: Boston 6, Florida 1

BOSTON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Byron Bitz scored the second and third goals of his career Tuesday, paving the way for a 6-1 Boston Bruins blasting of the Florida Panthers.

NHL: Boston 4, Philadelphia 3 (OT)

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The Boston Bruins blew a two-goal lead in the third period Sunday, then beat Philadelphia 4-3 on an overtime goal by Aaron Ward.

NHL: Montreal 2, Boston 1

BOSTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Tomas Plekanec had a goal and an assist Thursday night, as the Montreal Canadiens handed Boston its fourth straight loss, 2-1.

NHL: Boston 4, Buffalo 3 (OT)

BOSTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Aaron Ward scored unassisted in overtime Thursday as the Boston Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3.

NHL: Boston 2, San Jose 1

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Aaron Ward scored a tie-breaking goal Saturday night, as the Boston Bruins beat San Jose, 2-1.

NHL: Boston 4, New Jersey 1

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., March 4 (UPI) -- Joey MacDonald, getting a rare start in goal, made 26 saves Sunday night as the Boston Bruins downed New Jersey, 4-1.

NHL: Tampa Bay 4, N.Y. Rangers 3

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Dan Boyle recorded a hat trick Saturday night as Tampa Bay rallied to beat the New York Rangers, 4-3.

NHL: NY Rangers 4, New Jersey 2

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Brendan Shanahan and Jason Ward each scored late second-period goals Monday to pace the New York Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils.

NHL: Carolina 3, Edmonton 1

RALEIGH, N.C., June 19 (UPI) -- Cam Ward made 22 saves Monday as the Carolina Hurricanes won Game Seven and the Stanley Cup Finals with a 3-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers.

NHL: Edmonton 4, Carolina 0

EDMONTON, Alberta, June 17 (UPI) -- Jussi Markkanen got his first career playoff shutout Saturday as Edmonton forced a seventh game in the Stanley Cup Finals with a 4-0 win over Carolina.

NHL: Buffalo 4, Carolina 3

BUFFALO, N.Y., May 24 (UPI) -- Daniel Briere scored two goals Wednesday night as Buffalo beat Carolina, 4-3, in Game Three of NHL's Eastern Conference finals.

NHL: Carolina 3, Montreal 2

MONTREAL, April 29 (UPI) -- Rod Brind'Amour scored the game-winning goal in the third period Friday night as Carolina beat Montreal, 3-2. With the victory, the Hurricanes evened up their E
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Aaron Ward
Carolina Hurricanes' goaltender Cam Ward, back, stops a shot by a sliding Buffalo Sabres' Derek Roy.during Game 2 of the NHL Eastern Conference Finals at the RBC Center in Raleigh, NC May 22, 2006. Also in on the play is Carolina Hurricanes' Aaron Ward, left. Carolina won 4-3. (UPI Photo/Jeffrey A. Camarati)

Aaron Lee Ward (August 28, 1896 - January 30, 1961) born in Booneville, Arkansas was an infielder for the New York Yankees (1917-26), Chicago White Sox (1927) and Cleveland Indians (1928).

He helped the Yankees win the 1921-22 and 1926 American League Pennants and 1923 World Series. Ward is famous for collecting the 1st hit by a member of the Yankees in Yankee Stadium.

In 12 seasons he played in 1,059 Games and had 3,611 At Bats, 457 Runs, 966 Hits, 158 Doubles, 54 Triples, 50 Home Runs, 447 RBI, 36 Stolen Bases, 339 Walks, .268 Batting Average, .335 On-base percentage, .383 Slugging Percentage, 1,382 Total Bases and 152 Sacrifice Hits.

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