5 Things the Carolina Hurricanes Should be Thankful For

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Cam Ward

Oct 23, 2014; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward (30) guards his net against the Calgary Flames during the second period at Scotiabank Saddledome. Calgary Flames won 5-0. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

The month of October did not provide much to be optimistic about for Cam Ward. He, like the Hurricanes, went winless in the first month. He posted a 0-4-1 record in October.

November has been much different for Cam. Since November 1, Cam Ward has posted a 6-4-0 record with a 2.21 goals against average and a .925 save percentage in 10 starts.

Cam Ward has, once again, become the work horse in net for Carolina. Ward is on pace to start 76 games this season. That would be a career-high for him, topping the 74 games he started in the 2010-2011 season.

The kind of play that Cam Ward has supplied the Carolina Hurricanes in November is exactly what the team needs. He has been keeping the Canes in tight, one-goal games throughout his past 10 starts and has looked his best since 2011.

The Carolina Hurricanes can be a good team when Cam Ward is hot, and it looks like Ward has finally found his game, which is an encouraging thing to see.