The Carolina Hurricanes announced Wednesday that goaltender Cam Ward has been selected by his teammates as Carolina's nominee for the 2010-11 King Clancy Memorial Trophy.

It's the second time that Ward has been nominated for this honor, annually awarded to the NHL player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy contribution in his community.

On the ice, Ward has a record of 35-25-10 this season, with a 2.59 goals-against average and .922 save percentage. He has established a franchise record for saves, stopping 2,102 shots to lead all NHL goalies. Ward, 27, also ranks tied for first among goalies in games played (71), tied for fifth in wins (35) and ninth in save percentage (.922).