Cam Ward is unquestionably etched into the Carolina Hurricanes’ history books. While some criticism rests on the Alberta native’s shoulders, he was also a victim of circumstance on several occasions.
Playing behind teams that were often inept defensively (especially compared to where the Hurricanes are now) played a part, as did a parade of often ill-suited backups.
As we move towards year 2 of a new era for the Carolina Hurricanes, this article serves as a reminder of how moves that seem good at the time can completely backfire. Let us not forget our past as we move into a future brighter than we’ve grown accustomed to.
Okay, Caniacs, which backup had you forgotten about? Which one had you pinned the most hope on?