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24: Brian Ward

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Brian Ward
Date of Birth
1992-02-14
Place of Birth
Haverhill
Nationality
United States
Weight
92kg
Height
185cm
Playing position
Forward
Shoots
Left

Biography

Ward arrived in Belfast after splitting 2018/19 with the Binghamton Devils and Adirondack Thunder – AHL and ECHL affiliates of the NHL’s New Jersey Devils respectively.

The centreman played three seasons at St. Lawrence University 2013-2016 and captained the team during his final year. Ward did not miss a game in his collegiate career, posting 27 goals and 43 assists, good for 70 points in 122 games played while leading St. Lawrence in scoring as a sophomore during the 2014/15 season.

Ward has iced for five different AHL sides – the Charlotte Checkers, Albany Devils, Utica Comets, Providence Bruins as well as the Binghamton Devils last season.

The 6’1” forward has scored 20+ goals in each of his three seasons in the ECHL with the Adirondack Thunder. Ward scored 27 regular season goals during 2016/17 and followed that with 30 goals in 2017/18, the highest single-season total in Adirondack’s history.

Ward has added eight goals and six assists in his Kelly Cup playoffs career to bring his ECHL totals to 85 goals and 72 assists, good for 157 points in 184 games played.

Playing History

SeasonTeamCompetitionGamesPIMSGoalsAssistsPoints
2019-2020Belfast GiantsEIHL00000
2018-2019Adirondack ThunderECHL PLAYOFFS54202
2018-2019Binghamton DevilsAHL178112
2018-2019Adirondack ThunderECHL48104202141
2018-2019Adirondack ThunderECHL PLAYOFFS54202
2017-2018Providence BruinsAHL20011
2017-2018Adirondack ThunderECHL5973302353
2017-2018Adirondack ThunderECHL PLAYOFFS1728549
2017-2018Adirondack ThunderECHL PLAYOFFS1728549
2017-2018Utica CometsAHL10000
2016-2017Adirondack ThunderECHL4965272249
2016-2017Adirondack ThunderECHL PLAYOFFS614123
2016-2017Adirondack ThunderECHL PLAYOFFS614123
2016-2017Albany DevilsAHL80011
2015-2016St. Lawrence Univ.NCAA3728101727
2015-2016Charlotte CheckersAHL12000
2014-2015St. Lawrence Univ.NCAA373491726
2013-2014St. Lawrence Univ.NCAA38168917
2012-2013Tri-City StormUSHL4269223254
2011-2012Tri-City StormUSHL PLAYOFFS22000
2011-2012Tri-City StormUSHL PLAYOFFS22000
2011-2012Tri-City StormUSHL25498816
2010-2011Tri-City StormUSHL55269615
2009-2010The Governor's AcademyUSHS-Prep2833261440
2008-2009The Governor's AcademyUSHS-Prep300222345
2007-2008The Governor's AcademyUSHS-MA2708715