Jason Ward
Jason Ward
Right Wing
Number: 14
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 208
Shoots: Right
Born: Jan 16, 1979
Birthplace: Chapleau, ON, Canada
Hometown: Oshawa, Ontario
Acquired: Signed with Rangers as an unrestricted free agent on Aug. 4, 2005.
Drafted: MTL / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (11th overall)

AHL First All-Star Team (2003) Les Cunningham Award (AHL MVP) (2003) Missed majority of 2000-01 due to knee injury vs. Carolina, January 16, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Hamilton (AHL), October 19, 2004. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, August 4, 2005. Traded to Los Angeles by NY Rangers with Jan Marek, Marc-Andre Cliche and NY Rangers' 3rd round choice (later traded to Buffalo - Buffalo selected Corey Fienhage) in 2008 Entry Draft for Sean Avery and John Seymour, February 5, 2007. Traded to Tampa Bay by Los Angeles for Tampa Bay's 5th round choice (Joshua Turnbull) in 2007 Entry Draft, February 27, 2007. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to lower body injury at Portland (AHL), December 31, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 23, 2009. Officially announced his retirement, August 16, 2011.