Michael M. McMahon
Sunday March 23rd, 2014

By Mike McMahon

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender channeled his inner Tim Thomas against the Winnipeg Jets, robbing forward Bryan Little with a diving paddle save.

A candidate for Save of the Year, Ward's spectacular save kept the game scoreless in the first period and left Little astonished.

Cam Ward save The save is a high-point in a difficult season for the former Conn Smythe winner, who is 8-11-5 with a 3.14 GAA and a .893 sv% during an injury-plagued 2013-2014 season.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.