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Ward gets engaged with help from custom sneakers

Sharks forward proposed to girlfriend with message on special shoes @NHLdotcom

Joel Ward found the perfect gift for his girlfriend this holiday season

The San Jose Sharks forward recently got engaged to now-fiancee Kitt Pedrosa after asking her with a pair of custom sneakers that had the message "Will you" and "Marry me" on them.

Tweet from @ecentrikart: A while back, @JRandalWard42 requested a pair of custom Jordans for his girlfriend as a marriage proposal. Happy to announce she said yes! Congratulations to the happy couple! ����

Ward asked Ecentrik Artistry, a Brooklyn, New York-based shoe customizer, to put the special message on his shoes. Ecentrik posted a photo of Pedrosa wearing the sneakers, an obvious clue that she said yes, and Ward also expressed his gratitude for their work.

Tweet from @JRandalWard42: Thank you my man!

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