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JOEL WARD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Caps Hope Stays Hot vs. Panthers

Joel Ward was one of the goal scorers on Thursday. (Caps Outsider) Your Washington Capitals (2-0-2, 6pts) won their second game of the 2014-2015 season Thursday night against the previously unbeaten New Jersey Devils (3-1-0, 6pts) in a convincing 6-2 fashion. As the offense clicked on all cylinders all four lines contributed in this one, as the […]
Via Capitals Outsider
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlight: Joel Ward scores with an assist from the goalie’s backside

In hockey sometimes it’s just how the puck bounces. New Jersey Devils goalie Cory Schneider found that out the hard way when he lost sight of the puck on a dump off from Washington Capitals forward Joel Ward and well, see for yourself: Ward will kindly take the credit for the goal. But he has to tip his hat to the assist from the Verizon Center’s boards and Schneider. That...
Via KCM Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Look to Rebound vs. Bruins

Bruins fans still hate Joel Ward. (Caps Outsider) The Washington Capitals (0-0-1, 1 pts) opened their 2014-2015 regular season slate Thursday night against the Montreal Canadiens (2-0-0, 4 pts). Caps fans all around the area watched with high hopes as their new look team took to the ice for their regular season opener. The Capitals […]
Via Capitals Outsider
11 days ago  |  Discuss

An introduction to The Color of Hockey

William Douglas doesn’t dwell on negatives. Perhaps he picked up the trait covering Congress, his current occupation with McClatchy Newspapers – and it’s certainly an occupation. Maybe it stems from teenage years spent in rinks across the Mid-Atlantic, where he was one of two black players in a league that stretched from Maryland to New […] The post The NHL In 2014: An Introduction...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Predator Ward represents tricky lesson in NHL economics

When the Washington Capitals awarded Joel Ward a four-year, $12-million contract in 2011, it seemed like an outrageous sum at the time. Ward was coming off a regular season in which he scored 10 goals in 80 games. However, significantly, he also was the Nashville Predators' leading playoff scorer (both in goals with seven and points with 13 in 12 games) in what was, at the time...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps player trapped in bathroom stall, gets rescued by teammates

Washington Capitals forward Joel Ward stepped away to go to the bathroom. After tidying up, Ward went to exit his stall but couldn't. He was trapped.
Via Gamedayr
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Capitals' Ward: Race issue 'will always be there'

Washington Capitals forward Joel Ward says he's not bothered by the racist tweets that greeted his series-winning goal in the opening round of the playoffs. Ward, one of a handful of black players in the NHL, was the target of numerous racial insults on Twitter moments after he scored the overtime Game 7 goal Wednesday against Boston. Ward said Friday it's a ''few...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Joel Ward unfazed by racist tweets

Following his series-clinching goal in overtime of Game 7 against the Bruins, Twitter was inundated with ugly tweets regarding Ward's race. But Ward remains unaffected, saying, "It doesn't faze me at all."

Via NESN.com
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Bruins condemn racist tweets by fans

The Boston Bruins condemned a flurry of racist Twitter comments Thursday posted by the team's fans after the Washington Capitals' Joel Ward scored a series clinching goal to end Boston's season. Several Bruins fans took to the social networking site immediately following the Game 7 overtime loss Wednesday night with an onslaught of racial slurs directed at Ward. "...
Via Fox Sports
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss
SERIES ENDER

Caps score in OT to knock out Bruins

How do you quiet 18K fans at the drop of a hat? Score a game-winner in game 7 of a Stanley Cup playoff game. That is exactly what Joel Ward of the Washington Capitals did to send the the defending champion Boston Bruins home for the year. The loss for the Bruins made them the [...]
Via The Victory Formation
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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