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Joel Ward

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Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-1 (185 cm)
Weight: 226 lbs. (103 kg)

Born: December 2, 1980 in North York, Ontario
Amateur Teams: Owen Sound Attack, Owen Sound Platers, Prince Edward Island
Current salary: $3,275,000
Current cap hit: $3,275,000

Last 5 Games

Scoring Goals Assists
Rk Date Tm Opp G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% SHFT TOI HIT BLK FOwin FOloss FO%
1 2016-04-09 SJS ARI W 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 20 15:45 1 0 0 3 0.0
2 2016-04-07 SJS WPG L 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 21 11:30 0 0 1 2 33.3
3 2016-04-05 SJS @ MIN W 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 21 14:23 0 0 1 3 25.0
4 2016-04-02 SJS @ NSH W 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 22 17:01 1 0 2 2 50.0
5 2016-03-31 SJS VAN L 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 22 17:21 2 0 1 2 33.3
2015-16: Complete Gamelog | Scoring Log | Advanced Stats | Splits

NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2006-07 26 MIN NHL 11 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 12 0.0 85 7:42
2008-09 28 NSH NHL 79 17 18 35 1 29 12 3 2 2 16 1 1 133 12.8 227 1265 16:01 20 26 43.5 65 69 60 20 Selke-50
2009-10 29 NSH NHL 71 13 21 34 -5 18 9 3 1 1 20 1 0 134 9.7 249 1246 17:33 31 50 38.3 42 62 62 27
2010-11 30 NSH NHL 80 10 19 29 -1 42 5 5 0 4 18 0 1 157 6.4 245 1366 17:04 82 86 48.8 67 57 51 29
2011-12 31 WSH NHL 73 6 12 18 12 20 6 0 0 0 12 0 0 79 7.6 142 907 12:26 29 23 55.8 75 41 35 21
2012-13 32 WSH NHL 39 8 12 20 7 12 6 1 1 1 10 2 0 52 15.4 89 590 15:08 38 27 58.5 37 28 16 7
2013-14 33 WSH NHL 82 24 25 49 7 32 16 6 2 4 21 4 0 133 18.0 228 1318 16:04 90 109 45.2 54 67 48 27
2014-15 34 WSH NHL 82 19 15 34 -4 30 13 6 0 4 10 5 0 138 13.8 233 1383 16:52 60 67 47.2 53 38 39 19
2015-16 35 SJS NHL 79 21 22 43 -15 28 15 5 1 3 14 7 1 138 15.2 232 1341 16:58 237 255 48.2 68 53 41 51
4 yrs WSH NHL 276 57 64 121 22 94 41 13 3 9 53 11 0 402 14.2 692 4198 15:13 217 226 49.0 219 174 138 74
3 yrs NSH NHL 230 40 58 98 -5 89 26 11 3 7 54 2 2 424 9.4 721 3877 16:51 133 162 45.1 174 188 173 76
1 yr MIN NHL 11 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 12 0.0 85 7:42
1 yr SJS NHL 79 21 22 43 -15 28 15 5 1 3 14 7 1 138 15.2 232 1341 16:58 237 255 48.2 68 53 41 51
Career NHL 596 118 145 263 2 211 82 29 7 19 122 20 3 976 12.1 1657 9500 15:56 587 643 47.7 461 415 352 201

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2008-09 28 NSH NHL 79 837 865 49.2 -0.4 643 658 49.4 -0.4 8.1 92.1 100.2 43.4 56.6
2009-10 29 NSH NHL 71 832 873 48.8 -4.0 634 654 49.2 -3.1 8.6 91.5 100.0 40.7 59.3
2010-11 30 NSH NHL 80 937 930 50.2 0.1 695 707 49.6 0.4 7.4 92.0 99.4 40.5 59.5
2011-12 31 WSH NHL 73 703 744 48.6 -0.2 512 537 48.8 -0.5 8.6 94.5 103.0 45.1 54.9
2012-13 32 WSH NHL 39 415 405 50.6 1.4 294 291 50.3 0.9 10.2 93.2 103.4 44.0 56.0
2013-14 33 WSH NHL 82 907 993 47.7 -1.2 666 733 47.6 -1.0 10.3 92.1 102.4 45.9 54.1
2014-15 34 WSH NHL 82 1015 1013 50.0 -1.8 738 718 50.7 -1.1 7.9 91.9 99.8 46.0 54.0
2015-16 35 SJS NHL 79 1034.0 1017 914 52.7 -1.3 741 630 54.0 -2.5 7.5 88.7 96.2 47.5 52.5
3 yrs NSH NHL 230 2606 2668 49.4 -1.3 1972 2019 49.4 -1.0 8.0 91.9 99.8 41.5 58.5
4 yrs WSH NHL 276 3040 3155 49.1 -1.2 2210 2279 49.2 -1.0 9.1 92.7 101.8 45.5 54.5
Career NHL 585 1034.0 6663 6737 49.7 -1.2 4923 4928 50.0 -1.1 8.4 91.9 100.3 44.1 55.9

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- E+/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2006-07 26 MIN NHL 11 0 0.00 0.09 0.09 0.02 0.00 1.09 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 -0.1 0.1 0.0
2008-09 28 NSH NHL 79 14 0.22 0.23 0.44 0.17 0.37 1.68 18 18 36 15 49 8 52 12 1 1.8 1.7 3.4 Selke-50
2009-10 29 NSH NHL 71 13 0.18 0.30 0.48 0.18 0.25 1.89 14 22 36 14 44 7 67 25 -5 1.6 1.2 2.8
2010-11 30 NSH NHL 80 10 0.13 0.24 0.36 0.13 0.53 1.96 11 20 31 11 50 9 55 13 -1 0.3 1.6 1.9
2011-12 31 WSH NHL 73 7 0.08 0.16 0.25 0.09 0.27 1.08 7 13 20 7 33 0 25 4 12 0.2 1.5 1.7
2012-13 32 WSH NHL 39 7 0.21 0.31 0.51 0.19 0.31 1.33 15 22 37 14 30 6 21 4 7 1.4 0.8 2.3
2013-14 33 WSH NHL 82 19 0.29 0.30 0.60 0.24 0.39 1.62 27 27 54 22 68 15 60 13 7 4.4 1.8 6.2
2014-15 34 WSH NHL 82 14 0.23 0.18 0.41 0.17 0.37 1.68 21 16 37 16 60 19 54 9 -4 6.6 2.1 1.3 3.4
2015-16 35 SJS NHL 79 17 0.27 0.28 0.54 0.22 0.35 1.75 24 25 49 20 64 23 75 19 -15 10.4 3.4 1.0 4.4
4 yrs WSH NHL 276 47 0.21 0.23 0.44 0.17 0.34 1.46 70 78 148 59 191 40 160 30 22 6.6 8.1 5.4 13.5
3 yrs NSH NHL 230 37 0.17 0.25 0.43 0.16 0.39 1.84 43 60 103 40 143 24 174 50 -5 3.7 4.4 8.1
1 yr MIN NHL 11 0 0.00 0.09 0.09 0.02 0.00 1.09 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 -0.1 0.1 0.0
1 yr SJS NHL 79 17 0.27 0.28 0.54 0.22 0.35 1.75 24 25 49 20 64 23 75 19 -15 10.4 3.4 1.0 4.4
Career NHL 596 102 0.20 0.24 0.44 0.17 0.35 1.64 137 164 301 119 400 87 411 99 2 17.0 15.0 11.0 26.0

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2009-10 29 NSH NHL 6 2 2 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 12 16.7 17 119 19:54 4 8 33.3 9 6 3 1
2010-11 30 NSH NHL 12 7 6 13 4 6 5 2 0 1 28 25.0 43 245 20:25 15 23 39.5 22 4 10 6
2011-12 31 WSH NHL 14 1 4 5 3 6 1 0 0 1 12 8.3 26 153 10:57 5 7 41.7 28 7 3 0
2012-13 32 WSH NHL 7 1 3 4 -1 6 0 1 0 0 8 12.5 20 92 13:11 2 3 40.0 10 2 6 3
2014-15 34 WSH NHL 14 3 6 9 1 2 3 0 0 1 39 7.7 67 267 19:03 4 3 57.1 17 9 6 7
2015-16 35 SJS NHL 7 1 5 6 1 8 1 0 0 0 10 10.0 19 107 15:14 26 19 57.8 13 6 3 5
Career NHL 60 15 26 41 9 30 11 3 1 3 109 13.8 192 983 16:23 56 63 47.1 99 34 31 22

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
2012-04-25 BOS WSH 2-1 BOS 1 2:57

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2009-10 29 NSH NHL 6 68 73 48.2 -8.5 41 50 45.1 -12.0 17.6 86.1 103.8 45.3 54.7
2010-11 30 NSH NHL 12 161 153 51.3 1.5 109 108 50.2 2.3 12.5 92.2 104.7 34.1 65.9
2011-12 31 WSH NHL 14 120 130 48.0 2.9 84 93 47.5 0.9 8.8 97.1 105.9 57.4 42.6
2012-13 32 WSH NHL 7 97 64 60.2 5.0 67 48 58.3 4.4 9.1 87.9 97.0 51.1 48.9
2014-15 34 WSH NHL 14 293 214 57.8 9.3 211 155 57.7 9.4 7.5 90.7 98.1 51.6 48.4
2015-16 35 SJS NHL 7 89.3 91 89 50.6 1.4 61 55 52.6 4.1 15.4 86.5 101.9 49.1 50.9
2 yrs NSH NHL 18 229 226 50.3 -1.8 150 158 48.7 -2.5 14.0 90.3 104.3 37.2 62.8
3 yrs WSH NHL 35 510 408 55.6 6.7 362 296 55.0 6.0 8.1 92.4 100.4 52.7 47.3
Career NHL 60 89.3 830 723 53.4 3.8 573 509 53.0 3.5 10.5 91.1 101.6 47.0 53.0

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1997-98 17 Owen Sound Platers OHL 47 8 4 12 14
1998-99 18 Owen Sound Platers OHL 58 19 16 35 23
1999-00 19 Owen Sound Platers OHL 63 23 20 43 51
2000-01 20 Owen Sound Attack OHL 67 26 36 62 45
2001-02 21 University of Prince Edward Island CIS 22 13 14 27 16
2002-03 22 University of Prince Edward Island CIS 19 11 15 26 24
2003-04 23 University of Prince Edward Island CIS 27 14 24 38 42
2004-05 24 University of Prince Edward Island CIS 28 16 28 44 42
2005-06 25 Houston Aeros AHL 66 8 14 22 8 34 6 1 1 0 123 6.5
2006-07 26 Houston Aeros AHL 64 9 14 23 -1 45 5 0 4 0 135 6.7
2007-08 27 Houston Aeros AHL 79 21 20 41 12 47 18 1 2 5 122 17.2
2013-14 33 Canada WC 8 6 3 9 7 4
Career 3 Seasons AHL 209 38 48 86 19 126 29 2 7 5 380 10.0
Career 4 Seasons CIS 96 54 81 135 124
Career 4 Seasons OHL 235 76 76 152 133

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1997-98 17 Owen Sound Platers OHL 11 1 1 2 5
1998-99 18 Owen Sound Platers OHL 16 2 4 6 0
2000-01 20 Owen Sound Attack OHL 5 2 4 6 4
2000-01 20 Long Beach Ice Dogs WCHL 8 0 0 0 0
2005-06 25 Houston Aeros AHL 8 4 2 6 4 4 4 0 0 1 13 30.8
2007-08 27 Houston Aeros AHL 4 0 2 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 10 0.0
Career 2 Seasons AHL 12 4 4 8 2 4 4 0 0 1 23 17.4
Career 3 Seasons OHL 32 5 9 14 9
Career 1 Season WCHL 8 0 0 0 0

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 8 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Joel Ward 6.2 3.4 3.4 2.8 2.3 1.9 1.7 0.0
Dennis Ververgaert 92.5 6.1 4.4 4.1 3.4 2.9 2.8 1.8 1.7
John Tucker 90.5 4.9 3.7 3.5 3.4 3.2 2.4 2.1 1.5
Bob Gracie 90.0 4.1 3.3 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.4 1.3 1.1
Dirk Graham 89.9 6.3 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.4 3.1 3.0 1.2
Mush March 89.1 5.1 3.8 2.7 2.4 2.3 2.0 1.4 1.2
Todd Elik 89.0 5.6 4.6 3.6 3.3 2.7 2.2 1.8 0.7
Cal Gardner 88.9 6.2 3.9 3.4 3.3 3.2 2.5 2.4 1.2
Keith Acton 88.4 7.3 3.9 3.5 3.4 2.9 2.4 2.1 0.5
Nick Metz 88.0 4.2 3.7 3.1 2.6 2.1 2.1 1.9 1.0
John Ferguson 87.9 6.0 4.7 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.3 2.4 1.4
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Joel Ward 6.2 3.4 3.4 2.8 2.3 1.9 1.7 0.0
Dennis Ververgaert 92.5 6.1 4.4 4.1 3.4 2.9 2.8 1.8 1.7
Bob Gracie 90.0 4.1 3.3 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.4 1.3 1.1 0.2
Todd Elik 89.0 5.6 4.6 3.6 3.3 2.7 2.2 1.8 0.7
Errol Thompson 88.1 8.2 4.2 3.9 3.6 3.4 3.3 2.1 2.0 0.2 -0.1
John Ferguson 87.9 6.0 4.7 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.3 2.4 1.4
Alan Haworth 87.8 6.6 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.6 3.2 2.6 2.2
Orest Kindrachuk 87.7 6.2 5.3 4.2 3.8 3.4 2.8 1.5 0.8 -0.1 -0.1
Jim Fox 87.6 5.9 4.6 4.5 4.0 3.5 3.0 2.2 1.9 -0.1
Jimmy Peters 87.5 5.3 4.2 3.2 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.5 1.8 -0.2
Magnus Arvedson 87.3 6.1 4.5 4.4 3.7 3.3 2.6 1.8

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

December 4, 2005: Signed as a free agent by Houston (AHL), December 4, 2005.

September 27, 2006: Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, September 27, 2006.

July 14, 2008: Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 14, 2008.

July 1, 2011: Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 1, 2011.

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