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Washington Post Jul 15, 2015

Caps Insider: More from Joel Ward on his D.C. departure: ‘I’ve got a lot of love.’

They seemed destined to separate from the start, given the four-year deal forward Joel Ward’s agent quite publicly sought for his client, and the corresponding hesitance shown by the Washington Capitals to return a 34-year-old for such lengthy time. He had experienced this before, the last time he hit unrestricted free agency, when he believed returning to the Nashville Predators was on the table, until it wasn’t. So he knew what to expect.Read full article >>
Washington Post Jul 15, 2015

More from Joel Ward on his D.C. departure: ‘I’ve got a lot of love.’

Ward praised the two Capitals' offseason additions -- the ones who will partially replace him on the right side -- in Justin Williams and T.J. Oshie.
Washington Post Jul 15, 2015

Before heading to San Jose, Capitals’ Joel Ward reflects on four years in D.C.

Hard-working Big Cheese liked reggae, using his butt to his advantage, and coming through with clutch postseason goals.
CSN Washington Jul 4, 2015

Ward's departure leaves hole in Caps locker room

Joel Ward found a team willing to give him a three-year contract. His former Caps teammates will miss him.
Fear The Fin Jul 3, 2015

Sharks sign Joel Ward to 3-year deal.

The Sharks sign UFA winger Joel Ward to a 3-year deal to solidify the team's depth at forward. If you doubted that the Sharks were back in win-now mode, doubt no longer. The Sharks made their second big splash in free agency this offseason with signing of unrestricted free agent Joel Ward, 34, formerly of the Washington Capitals. The deal is reportedly for 3 years and $9.825 million for a cap hit of $3.275 million per year. It may have some type of limited no trade clause. "Joel is an identity player in that he plays exactly the way I want our team to play," Head Coach Peter DeBoer said...
CSN Washington Jul 3, 2015

Joel Ward reportedly signs with new team out West

Capitals right winger Joel Ward has reportedly found a new home, signing a deal to head out West. Details here.
San Jose Mercury News Jul 3, 2015

NHL: Sharks sign free agent Joel Ward

Free-agent forward Joel Ward had 19 goals in 82 games last season for the Washington Capitals
CSN Washington Jul 1, 2015

Ward's agent says Capitals still in the mix

Three hours into free agency, Mike Green, Joel Ward and Eric Fehr were unemployed.
CSN Washington Jun 30, 2015

Suitors are lining up for Caps' Joel Ward

Joel Ward has been a huge part of the Capitals the last few seasons, and his agent says, plenty of other NHL teams are showing interest in the reliable veteran winger, even at a four-year contract.

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