No worries for Ward, Hurricanes in Montreal

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Carolina (4-2-1) at Montreal (5-1-1) 7:30 p.m. EDT

MONTREAL (Ticker) -- Winning in Montreal hasn't been a problem

for the Carolina Hurricanes.

The Hurricanes go for their 10th straight win at the Bell Center

on Tuesday when they visit the Montreal Canadiens.

Carolina, which enters the contest 3-1-1 on its current

season-high six-game road trip, is 9-0-0 in Montreal since the

2005-06 season and have outscored the Canadiens 35-13 over that

span.

Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward has been particularly good on the

road against the Canadiens, posting a 7-0-0 record, including

the playoffs, lifetime at the Bell Centre. He owns a 1.42

goals-against average and .952 save percentage there, allowing

only 10 goals on 210 shots.

Ward is coming off one of the best performances of his career,

making 57 saves en route to a 4-3 victory against the New York

Islanders on Saturday. With the win, the 24-year-old netminder

improved to 2-1-1 this season.

Ward will have to be at his best on Tuesday to stop the

Canadiens, who suffered their first regulation loss of the new

campaign on Saturday. Despite a pair of goals from Chad LaRose,

his first two tallies of the 2008-09, Montreal dropped a 6-4

decision to the Anaheim Ducks.

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