Lance Ward

HV71 / SHL - 10/11
Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    6'4" / 192 cm
  • Weight
    216 lbs / 98 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

Ward was a big defenseman with a strong physical game. He was naturally aggressive and didn't mind dropping the gloves. Good around his own net and along the boards, he would take a bad penalty at times. A good straight-line skater, he wasn't very agile when turning.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1993-94 Lloydminster Blazers AJHL 20 8 12 20 68 |
1994-95 Red Deer Rebels WHL 28 0 0 0 29 |
1995-96 Red Deer Rebels WHL 82 4 17 21 137 | Playoffs 10 0 4 4 10 -5
1996-97 Red Deer Rebels WHL 70 5 34 39 229 -21 | Playoffs 16 0 3 3 36 1
1997-98 Red Deer Rebels WHL 76 8 25 33 249 -7 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 16 1
1998-99 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 13 0 2 2 28 -4 |
Beast of New Haven AHL 43 2 5 7 51 -1 |
Miami Matadors ECHL 6 1 0 1 12 -1 |
1999-00 Louisville Panthers AHL 80 4 16 20 190 15 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 6 0
2000-01 Florida Panthers NHL 30 0 2 2 45 -3 |
Louisville Panthers AHL 35 3 2 5 78 -8 |
2001-02 Florida Panthers NHL 68 1 4 5 131 -20 |
2002-03 Florida Panthers NHL 36 3 1 4 78 -4 |
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 29 0 1 1 43 -2 | Playoffs
2003-04 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 46 0 4 4 94 -1 |
Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 5 0 1 1 6 -2 |
2005-06 Binghamton Senators “A” AHL 80 3 20 23 278 11 |
2006-07 HV71 SHL 50 6 4 10 273 -4 | Playoffs 14 0 0 0 47 1
2007-08 HV71 SHL 52 0 7 7 212 6 | Playoffs 16 0 0 0 66 5
2008-09 Frankfurt Lions DEL 41 1 2 3 86 3 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
2009-10 HV71 SHL 30 0 3 3 73 7 | Playoffs 9 0 0 0 10 -2
2010-11 HV71 SHL 11 0 0 0 22 -3 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2010-11 HV71 ET 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 25
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 243 12 44 56 0.23 603 15 | 4 0 0 0 0.00 6 0
AJHL 20 8 12 20 1.00 68 0 |
DEL 41 1 2 3 0.07 86 3 | 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
ECHL 6 1 0 1 0.17 12 -1 |
ET 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 3 0 0 0 0.00 25 0
IHL 13 0 2 2 0.15 28 -4 |
NHL 209 4 12 16 0.08 391 -30 | 0 0 0 0 - 0 0
SHL 143 6 14 20 0.14 580 6 | 39 0 0 0 0.00 123 4
WHL 256 17 76 93 0.36 644 -28 | 31 0 7 7 0.23 62 -3
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/28/2008
04/28/2008 Confirmed Frankfurt Lions HV71
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Lloydminster Bandits

Cult/Star player for Louisville Panthers

Career transactions
- 2009-01-16 • Signed to a two-year contract (for 09/10) by HV71
- 2008-04-28 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Frankfurt Lions
- 2007-06-08 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by HV71
- 2006-06-05 • Signed to a one-year contract by HV71
- 2005-08-26 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Ottawa Senators
- 2003-07-22 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
- 2003-01-30 • Traded to the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim w/ Sandis Ozolinsh for Matt Cullen, Pavel Trnka and a 2003 4th round pick (James Pemberton)
- 1998-06-27 • Re-entered NHL Draft; selected by the Florida Panthers
- 1996-06-22 • Drafted 10th overall (1st round) by the New Jersey Devils