Jason Ward

Basics

Type: 
Out of Organization
Position: 
Right Wing
Shoots/Catches: 
Right
Height: 
6.03
Weight: 
195
Born: 
01/16/1979
Age: 
30
Hometown: 
Chapleau, ONT
Acquired: 
Acquired from the Los Angeles Kings in a trade on February 27, 2007
Last Team: 
Tampa Bay (NHL)
Projects As: 
Checking line forward
Depth Chart Weight: 
-3

Draft Info

Draft Status: 
Drafted
Draft Year: 
1997
Draft Type: 
NHL Entry Draft
Drafted By: 
Montreal Canadiens
Round: 
1
Pick No.: 
11
Draft Team: 
Erie (OHL)

Contract

Contract Status: 
Signed
Waiver Status: 
Waiver Eligible
Signing Date: 
05/09/2007
Contract Length: 
2 years
Cap Number: 
$700 000
Contract End Year: 
2009
Contract End Status: 
UFA
Salary: 
$675 000

Bio

Awards: 

2002-03

  • AHL - Les Cunningham Plaque (MVP)
  • AHL - First All-Star Team

Scouting Report

Strengths: 

Works hard every shift and knows how to take care of his own end. Doesn't mind playing a crash-and-bang style. Is a quality teammate.

Weaknesses: 

Doesn't own top-end skating ability, which hurts his level of production. Has had trouble finding his niche in the NHL. Is too inconsistent.

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