Thread: Confirmed with Link: Joel Ward to Caps 4yrs/ 3 Million Per
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07-01-2011, 03:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Dirtbag59 View Post
On the contrary. They told everyone they were going to be aggressive on multiple occasions. I think part of that was to appease the fan base while at the same time encouraging Free Agents to listen when they got them on the phone. Otherwise you risk Free Agents maybe overlooking them because of their reputation for being conservative at times and building from within.
They implied activity in trades. Active this summer, yes. Active in free agency was not a known quantity, and the rumor mill was a tomb. I heard nothing connecting the Caps to anyone in free agency.

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