Ward signs three-year deal with Sharks
The San Jose Sharks signed veteran forward Joel Ward to a three-year contract Friday.
Ward had 19 goals and 15 assists last season with Washington. He also had three goals and six assists in 14 playoff games.
Ward ranked third on the Capitals with six power-play goals and second on the team with four game-winning goals.
It was the second straight season he played in all 82 regularseason games.
The 34-year-old Ward has 97 goals and 123 assists in 517 career games with Minnesota, Nashville and Washington.
He also represented Canada at the 2014 World Championships, finishing with six goals and three assists in eight games.