Joel Ward

Age 38 Dec 2, 1980
North York CAN
Right Wing shoots right
6'1" 185 cm
225 lbs 102 kg
ELC Signing Age 27
Waivers Signing Age
UFA Year 2008
Agent Peter Cooney

Transaction History
Feb 11, 2019 Montreal Canadiens announced RW Joel Ward has retired.
Sep 25, 2018 Montreal Canadiens Released RW Joel Ward.
Mar 18, 2018 Activated San Jose Sharks activated RW Joel Ward from injured reserve.
Jul 1, 2011 Washington Capitals (Joel Ward) signed to a four-year contract.
Regular Season Stats

Joel Ward
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Joel Ward Stats by Elite Prospects Joel Ward Advanced Stats by Offside Review
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
1996-1997 Don Mills Flyers Midget AAA GTHL 0 0 0 0 0
1997-1998 Owen Sound Attack OHL 47 8 4 12 14 Playoffs 11 1 1 2 0
1998-1999 Owen Sound Attack OHL 58 19 16 35 23 Playoffs 16 2 4 6 0
1999-2000 Owen Sound Attack OHL 63 23 20 43 51
2000-2001 Owen Sound Attack OHL 67 26 36 62 45 Playoffs 5 2 4 6 0
2000-2001 Long Beach Ice Dogs WCHL 0 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 8 0 0 0 0
2001-2002 Univ. of Prince Edward Island USports 22 13 14 27 16
2002-2003 Univ. of Prince Edward Island USports 19 11 15 26 24
2003-2004 Univ. of Prince Edward Island USports 27 14 24 38 42
2004-2005 Univ. of Prince Edward Island USports 28 16 28 44 42
2005-2006 Houston Aeros AHL 66 8 14 22 34 Playoffs 8 4 2 6 0
2006-2007 Minnesota Wild NHL 11 0 1 1 0
2006-2007 Houston Aeros AHL 64 9 14 23 45
2007-2008 Houston Aeros AHL 79 21 20 41 47 Playoffs 4 0 2 2 0
2008-2009 Nashville Predators NHL 79 17 18 35 29 937 50.00 50.83 3.87 49.48 1.24 0.70 1.67
2009-2010 Nashville Predators NHL 71 13 21 34 18 972 45.16 45.49 -5.95 49.59 -2.34 0.49 1.36 Playoffs 6 2 2 4 0
2010-2011 Nashville Predators NHL 80 10 19 29 42 1,040 47.22 50.81 1.43 52.01 2.43 0.23 1.21 Playoffs 12 7 6 13 0
2011-2012 Washington Capitals NHL 73 6 12 18 20 828 59.18 48.58 -1.85 48.88 0.56 0.36 1.16 Playoffs 14 1 4 5 0
2012-2013 Washington Capitals NHL 39 8 12 20 12 449 58.33 50.42 1.34 50.25 1.41 0.67 2.00 Playoffs 7 1 3 4 0
2013-2014 Washington Capitals NHL 82 24 25 49 32 994 54.55 51.04 5.16 47.12 -0.47 0.91 2.11
2013-2014 Canada WC 8 6 3 9 4
2014-2015 Washington Capitals NHL 82 19 15 34 30 1,052 47.14 55.62 3.48 50.76 -1.68 0.57 1.03 Playoffs 14 3 6 9 0
2015-2016 San Jose Sharks NHL 79 21 22 43 28 1,028 47.30 54.17 -1.05 52.69 0.61 0.70 1.52 Playoffs 24 7 6 13 0
2016-2017 San Jose Sharks NHL 78 10 19 29 30 1,010 50.00 49.51 -4.09 51.47 -0.72 0.42 1.31 Playoffs 6 1 3 4 0
2017-2018 San Jose Sharks NHL 52 5 7 12 20 538 41.18 45.21 -5.25 49.15 -1.79 0.33 1.00
Joel Ward Stats by Elite Prospects | Joel Ward Advanced Stats by Offside Review

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 3, 2015
Signing Status UFA
Agent Peter Cooney
Standard Contract | 3 Years $9,825,000 4.59% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $3,275,000 $3,275,000 $3,275,000
UFA
AAV $3,275,000 $3,275,000 $3,275,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,075,000
Signing Bonuses $275,000 $275,000 $200,000
Total Salary $3,275,000 $3,275,000 $3,275,000
Minors Salary $3,275,000 $3,275,000 $3,275,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2011
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 4 Years $12,000,000 4.67% of cap space
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
Cap Hit $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
UFA
AAV $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Minors Salary $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2009
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $3,000,000 2.64% of cap space
2009-2010 2010-2011
Cap Hit $1,500,000 $1,500,000
UFA
AAV $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Minors Salary $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 14, 2008
Standard Contract | 1 Years $500,000 0.88% of cap space
2008-2009
Cap Hit $500,000
UFA
AAV $500,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $500,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $500,000
Minors Salary $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year