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2227:26 — Career minutes Cam Ward has vs. the Winnipeg/Atlanta franchise, the most against any opponent. Ward is 22-11-4 vs. the Jets and Thrashers with a .902 save percentage and 2.96 goals-against average. Ward won 3-2 in Winnipeg last season.
By comparison, Anton Khudobin has faced the team just once, a 2-1 loss last season in which Chris Thorburn scored with 1:03 left to propel the Jets past the Hurricanes. Carolina kicks off their West Coast road swing tomorrow with their only visit to Winnipeg this season.