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The Questions with Aaron Ward

June 12, 2006
June 12, 2006

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June 12, 2006

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The Questions with Aaron Ward

Hurricanes Defenseman

What was yourwelcome-to-the-NHL moment?
Getting run over by [well-known tough guy] Shane Churla in my first shift of myfirst game.

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Your mostembarrassing moment?
If you had asked me earlier in my career, I would have said scoring in my ownnet, but I've done it so many times now, it's second nature.

Your favoriteoff-day activity?
Watching college or NFL football.

If I weren'tplaying hockey, I'd be
... a taste-tester for Ben & Jerry's ice cream.

If I werecommissioner for a day, I'd
... eliminate plus-minus rating, as you can tell from my own stats [a -40 inhis career].

LAST WEEK

Ward had twoassists as the Hurricanes closed out the Sabres to reach the Stanley Cupfinals.

THIS WEEK

Ward and theHurricanes go to Edmonton for Game 3 on Saturday.

PHOTOLOU CAPOZZOLA (WARD SKATING)PHOTOBILL WIPPERT (WARD HEADSHOT)