Post Tagged with: "Joel Ward"

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Joel Ward’s Versatility Gives Sharks Plethora of Options

Trading for arguably the highest-rated goaltender on the market and signing two big-name free-agents has Sharks fans buzzing this offseason. After missing the playoffs for the first time in 12 […]

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San Jose Sharks Grow Stronger With Joel Ward

Joel Ward signed a three-year $9.825 million deal with the San Jose Sharks Friday for an annual salary cap hit of $3.275 million. The veteran right wing Ward, 34, was a […]

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Sharks Sign Joel Ward; Excitement Brewing in San Jose

What a difference a year makes, eh? Around this time last offseason, San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson was using the term “rebuild” and making comments like “we’re not […]

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3 Free Agents the Calgary Flames Must Target

With NHL teams able to sign any unrestricted free agents they like at 12:00 EST today, each GM has narrowed down a list of players he would like to pursue. […]

Joel Ward enjoyed his two best seasons with the Capitals  (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

Four Free Agents the Nashville Predators Should Consider

The NHL’s free-agency period begins on July 1, and the Nashville Predators could make more noise in the free-agent market than once believed. A month ago, general manager David Poile said he […]

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Mike Green to Become Free Agent

As expected, the Washington Capitals are set to let defenseman Mike Green reach free agency on July 1, according to Elliotte Friedman. WASH GM Brian MacLellan says he is trying […]

by · June 24, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Washington Capitals
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Nashville Predators Need A Net-Front Presence

It is no secret the Nashville Predators were mediocre on the man-advantage last season. Despite having the firepower of Shea Weber, Roman Josi, James Neal, Filip Forsberg, Mike Fisher, Colin Wilson […]

by · June 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
Three time Cup winner Patrick Sharp  (Jon Durr-USA TODAY Sports)

Patrick Sharp Trade a Good ‘Fit’ for Washington Capitals

Attaining the services of three-time Stanley Cup winner Patrick Sharp via a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks is good business for the Washington Capitals—according to one NHL insider. “I think […]

Holtby, who started in Mar. 26 game against the Sabres (Tom Turk/THW)

How much is Braden Holtby Worth to the Capitals?

The Washington Capitals have some economic work to do this month. The team has a group of players due to become free agents on July 1– and the one they […]

by · June 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Brooks Laich in action on April 4th vs the New York Islanders. Tom Turk/THW

2 Capitals Facing Uncertain Futures: Brooks Laich and Joel Ward

Two crowd favorites for the Washington Capitals must now cautiously ponder the coming months for two different reasons. Right wing Joel Ward has the business of landing a new contract […]

by · May 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: Joel Ward is Expendable

Joel Ward is set to hit free agency in a less than impressive 2015 class and will undoubtedly receive significant offers. First-year Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan needs to prioritize his […]

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Looks to Improve Top-Six Forwards

It’s been almost exactly a year since Brian MacLellan became general manager of the Washington Capitals. The season was successful even though it ended in agonizing heartbreak. “It’s been a […]

by · May 18, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Washington Capitals