Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Jimmy Ward
Jimmy Ward enjoyed a prosperous 12-year NHL career, eleven of which were spent with the Montreal Maroons. Ward was known for his resiliency and tenacity, rarely missing any action due to injury. He was also a consistent player, scoring at least ten goals in ten of the 12 seasons back when the NHL regular season was just 48 games.

Ward's best statistical year came in 1931-32, when he had 19 goals and 19 assists in 48 games. He was a member of one Stanley Cup winning team with the Maroons in 1934-35, when Montreal defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs in three straight games. He finished his NHL career playing 36 games for the Montreal Canadiens in 1938-39, scoring four goals and three assists.

Ward capped his professional career the following year, appearing in 49 games for the New Haven Eagles of the IAHL.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1922/24 Kenora Thistles TBJHL
1924-25 Kenora Thistles TBIHA
1925-26 Kenora Thistles TBSHL 16 10 3 13 16
1926-27 Fort William Forts TBSHL 20 18 5 23 20 2 0 0 0 0
1927-28 Montreal Maroons NHL 42 10 2 12 44 9 1 1 2 6
1928-29 Montreal Maroons NHL 43 14 8 22 46
1929-30 Montreal Maroons NHL 44 10 7 17 54 4 0 1 1 12
1930-31 Montreal Maroons NHL 41 14 8 22 52 2 0 0 0 2
1931-32 Montreal Maroons NHL 48 19 19 38 39 4 2 1 3 0
1932-33 Montreal Maroons NHL 48 16 17 33 52 2 0 0 0 0
1933-34 Montreal Maroons NHL 48 14 9 23 46 4 0 0 0 0
1934-35 Montreal Maroons NHL 41 9 6 15 24 7 1 1 2 0
1935-36 Montreal Maroons NHL 48 12 19 31 30 3 0 0 0 6
1936-37 Montreal Maroons NHL 40 14 14 28 34
1937-38 Montreal Maroons NHL 48 11 15 26 34
1938-39 Montreal Canadiens NHL 36 4 3 7 0 1 0 0 0 0
1939-40 New Haven Eagles IAHL 49 5 14 19 28
NHL Totals 527 147 127 274 455 36 4 4 8 26


Played in NHL All-Star Game (1934, 1937) Signed as a free agent by Mtl. Maroons, August 26, 1927. Traded to Montreal by Mtl. Maroons for cash, September 14, 1938.
Named player coach of New Haven (IAHL), October 16, 1939.
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