The San Jose Sharks have made forward Joel Ward available for trades ahead of Monday's deadline, according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger.
The Sharks have asked the 11-year veteran to submit a list of teams that he does not want to be traded to, in which he's allowed to block up to six teams from acquiring him. The Sharks have asked Ward to submit his list within 24 hours.
The 37-year-old Ward, is in his third season with the Sharks. Besides the San Jose, Ward has also played for the Minnesota Wild, Nashville Predators and Washington Capitals in his career.
He has six goals and five assists in 46 games this season, and has 133 goals and 170 assists for his career.