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Joel Ward

34-Year-Old Right Wing – Washington Capitals

2014-15 NHL Stats

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19

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Alongside linemate Jason Chimera, Wardís 2013-2014 was a pleasant surprise for a Capitals team that missed the mark in general. Night in and night out, Ward was one of the most reliable players in a Caps uniform, posting career-highs of 24 goals and 49 points while playing j...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 226   DOB: 12/2/1980   BORN: North York, Ontario   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a four-year, $12 million deal with the Capitals in July of 2011.

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Ward recorded his third straight game with an assist during Washington's 5-1 rout of the Islanders in Thursday's Game 5.

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Joel Ward NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2006-07 25 11 0 1 1 0 0 12 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-09 27 79 17 18 35 1 29 133 12.8 2 2 16:00 3 1 4 1:10 66 71
2009-10 28 71 13 21 34 -5 18 134 9.7 1 1 17:33 3 1 4 1:06 42 62
2010-11 29 NHL NSH 80 10 19 29 -1 42 157 6.4 4 0 17:04 5 0 5 1:57 67 57
2011-12 30 NHL WAS 73 6 12 18 12 20 79 7.6 0 0 12:26 0 0 0 0:09 75 41
2012-13 31 NHL WAS 39 8 12 20 7 12 52 15.4 1 1 15:08 1 2 3 1:59 37 28
2013-14 32 NHL WAS 82 24 25 49 7 32 133 18.0 4 2 16:04 6 4 10 1:45 54 67
2014-15 33 NHL WAS 82 19 15 34 -4 30 138 13.8 4 0 16:52 6 5 11 1:36 53 38
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Time On Ice Stats

16:52

Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Joel Ward was on the ice for 16:52.

1:36

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Joel Ward was on the ice for 1:36 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 15:08 1:59
2013-14 16:04 1:45
2014-15 16:52 1:36

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Joel Ward 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 23 NYI 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 4 1 18:41 2:29
Apr 21 at NYI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 21:58 0:24
Apr 19 at NYI 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 21:10 1:48
Apr 17 NYI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 2 17:22 0:00
Apr 15 NYI 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 2 17:04 1:31
Apr 11 NYR 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 17:32 0:00
Apr 8 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 16:57 1:01
Apr 5 at DET 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 18:12 2:08
Apr 4 at OTT 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 18:10 0:51
Apr 2 at MON 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 66.7 0 0 17:21 0:49
Mar 31 CAR 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 16:00 0:00
Mar 29 at NYR 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 14:57 1:53
Mar 28 NSH 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 13:46 1:35
Mar 26 NJ 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 14:01 1:02
Mar 21 at WPG 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 14:09 1:17
Mar 19 at MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 14:36 1:53
Mar 16 at BUF 0 1 1 -2 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 0 12:45 1:22
Mar 15 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 15:22 0:00
Mar 13 DAL 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 16:52 2:40
Mar 11 NYR 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 2 0 18:25 1:59
Mar 7 BUF 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 16:55 1:14
Mar 5 MIN 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 13:13 0:16
Mar 3 at CLS 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 20:02 0:35
Mar 1 TOR 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 13:54 0:54
Feb 27 at CAR 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 15:59 0:07
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Feb 25 PIT 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 18:54 1:48
Feb 22 at PHI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 17:11 3:51
Feb 21 NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:04 0:41
Feb 19 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 17:22 4:47
Feb 17 at PIT 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 3 33.3 0 0 17:19 3:10
Feb 15 at ANH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 18:12 2:33
Feb 14 at LA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 13:37 0:43
Feb 11 at SJ 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 1 0 17:59 0:54
Feb 8 PHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 17:53 5:29
Feb 6 ANH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:54 0:31
Feb 5 at OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 15:14 0:00
Feb 3 LA 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 17:27 1:16
Feb 1 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 19:20 2:20
Jan 31 at MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 17:40 4:05
Jan 28 PIT 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 18:27 0:49
Jan 27 at CLS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 16:04 2:28
Jan 20 EDM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:55 0:32
Jan 17 at DAL 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 7 0.0 1 1 18:13 1:25
Jan 16 at NSH 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 16:33 0:00
Jan 14 PHI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 15:42 0:06
Jan 12 COL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 14:11 1:11
Jan 10 DET 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 15:33 1:02
Jan 8 at PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 16:08 1:16
Jan 7 at TOR 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 14:30 1:31
Jan 4 FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 12:46 0:50
Jan 1 CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 15:10 0:53
Dec 29 at NYI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 18:53 2:36
Dec 27 at PIT 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 17:14 3:12
Dec 23 at NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 14:44 2:18
Dec 22 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 18:35 2:24
Dec 20 at NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 16:53 2:30
Dec 18 at CLS 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 0 16:32 3:01
Dec 16 at FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 18:43 1:08
Dec 13 TB 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 19:24 3:04
Dec 11 CLS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:54 2:50
Dec 9 at TB 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 17:04 0:34
Dec 6 at NJ 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 15:29 1:23
Dec 4 at CAR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 16:21 1:13
Dec 2 VAN 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 18:09 0:24
Nov 29 at TOR 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:16 1:49
Nov 28 NYI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 15:57 1:51
Nov 26 at NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 17:42 0:00
Nov 22 BUF 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 16:30 0:00
Nov 20 at COL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 17:34 0:56
Nov 18 at ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 17:17 0:59
Nov 15 at STL 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 0 13:22 0:00
Nov 14 NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 1 19:25 2:12
Nov 11 CLS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 20:07 2:33
Nov 8 CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 1 20:39 2:07
Nov 7 at CHI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 1 1 15:56 0:17
Nov 4 CGY 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 15:10 2:06
Nov 2 ARI 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 19:01 1:31
Nov 1 at TB 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 20:19 0:34
Oct 29 DET 0 1 1 -1 2 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 17:10 2:44
Oct 26 at VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 16:22 0:07
Oct 25 at CGY 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 4 50.0 0 2 16:20 0:48
Oct 22 at EDM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 17:25 0:54
Oct 18 FLA 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 21:32 0:45
Oct 16 NJ 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 18:41 4:34
Oct 14 SJ 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 16:33 1:43
Oct 11 at BOS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 18:09 1:44
Oct 9 MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 19:52 2:10

Joel Ward: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ward collected an overtime assist in Tuesday's Game 4 win against the Islanders.

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Ward scored two goals -- one on the power play -- Thursday against Montreal, giving him a three-game point streak.

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Ward potted a goal during a 4-2 win over Carolina on Tuesday.

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Ward netted a power-play goal in Saturday's 6-1 win over the Sabres.

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Ward notched a power-play goal -- the game-winner -- and a power-play assist in Tuesday's 3-1 win over Pittsburgh.

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Ward assisted on Eric Fehr's third-period goal in Tuesday's 4-0 win over the Kings.

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Ward gave the Capitals a 3-0 lead in Saturday's win over the Red Wings with his 11th goal of the season.

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Ward gathered two assists in Saturday's win over the Devils.

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Ward scored a power play goal in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Flames.

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Ward netted two goals in 16:20 of ice time in Saturday's win over Calgary.

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Ward scored his second goal of the season in Thursday's 6-2 win over the Devils.

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Ward had an assist and two PIM in 17:25 of ice time during Sunday's 1-0 preseason win over Buffalo.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

Ward kept up his reputation as a valuable checking forward last season, playing in 39 of 48 games, but notching just 20 points with eight goals and 12 assists. The Caps have him signed for two more years but fantasy owners should not expect much return on any investment made in Ward.

2012-13

Ward cashed in on a strong 2011 postseason with Nashville to sign a free-agent contract with the Caps last summer. However, his first year in the District was a little underwhelming, as Ward registered just 18 points in 73 games with his crowning moment being the series-clinching overtime winner in Washington's upset of Boston in the first round last spring. Ward is a checking forward that will not be relied upon to score too often.

2011-12

Ward got a lot of notice this offseason as he showed up big in the playoffs. He is another net front presence, who is quick on his skates. It's hard to imagine, however, where he will fit in with all the talent this team has on offense. Ward never has put up over 35 points in a season, but he has the potential to put up 50 points on a high-powered offense like this if he's used in the right role. He could be a sleeper pick come draft day.

2010-11

Ward bounced between the second and third lines for most of last season, scoring 13 goals and 21 assists in the process. Although his versatility allows him to play a scoring role if needed, Ward is really more of a third-line, penalty-kill guy, and considering the other wingers currently ahead of him on the Preds' depth chart - Martin Erat, Patric Hornqvist, Steve Sullivan, and the recently-acquired Sergei Kostitsyn - Ward will be hard-pressed to squeeze himself into a top-four rotation next season. We believe his fantasy value is currently limited to deeper leagues only.

2009-10

Ward came out of nowhere last season to score 17 goals and 35 points. If one is to be pragmatic, you are likely going to want to wait and see where this came from, since Ward is 28 years old and had never had success at the NHL level before. There is no telling what Ward will do this season, and it is probably best to leave him be, at least at first. If he starts to show that 20082-2009 wasn't a fluke, then you can take a shot with him.

2008-09

Ward signed a free agent deal with the Preds during the summer. He comes from the Minnesota Wild organization and has spent the last three seasons playing for Houston in the AHL. Ward posted career highs with 21 goals and 20 assists in 79 games with the Aeros last season. He will make a good addition to the lineup of the Milwaukee Admirals.

2007-08

Ward played in 11 games for Minnesota last season, registering just one point, He nabbed 23 points for Houston (AHL). Ward is 27 and is still seeing some minor-league time, and hasn't done anything to lead us to believe he'll be more than a third- or fourth-liner.