Capitols name Ward head coach

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The Madison Capitols named Troy Ward as their new head coach Wednesday.

Ward was an assistant coach for the Wisconsin Badgers from 2002-2005 and played hockey at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire from 1987-1990.

Ward replaces Luke Strand who became Mike Eaves’ assistant coach with the Badgers.

The Capitols will hold their annual tryout camp from June 14-17 at Capitol Ice Arena.

Ward takes over a team that features more than a dozen players eligible to play in the USHL next season.