Ontario Hockey League grad Steve Ward has played on nine different professional hockey teams in the four seasons since leaving the OHL after the 2006-07 season. Although last season was stable with the whole season played with the Charlotte Checkers of the ECHL, Steve has played for both the Alaska Aces of the ECHL and the Peoria Rivermen of the AHL this season.
Midway through his fourth season in professional hockey, Ward has played for nine different teams between the ECHL and AHL. During the 2008-09 season, Steve played for six different teams: Reading Royals – ECHL, Albany River Rats – AHL, San Antonio Rampage – AHL, Norfolk Admirals – AHL, Portland Pirates – AHL and Charlotte Checkers – ECHL.
Steve Ward played five seasons in the Ontario Hockey League from 2002-03 to 2006-07. His first two seasons were with the Sarnia Sting and his last three were as a member of the Plymouth Whalers. His work on the blue line in his final season in the OHL helped the Whalers to a Robertson Cup victory as the OHL’s playoff champion.
In 2008-09, Ward went to the ECHL All-Star game as a member of the Reading Royals.
Check out these previous posts at OHL Alumni Central featuring teammates of Steve Ward on the 2006-07 Robertson Cup winning Plymouth Whalers:
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