Found October 05, 2013 on Gamedayr:
PLAYERS: Joel Ward
TEAMS: Washington Capitals

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.


Locked in the penalty ... stall?

Well, you know what coffee does to you in the morning, right after breakfast. It's time to go, um, read for a little while. This natural and not-at-all embarrassing physical process happened to Washington Capitals winger Joel Ward at the Omni Hotel in Dallas. Ward was having breakfast with his teammates, and left to find a stall. But the stall wouldn't let him out. The lock...

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Capitals’ Joel Ward Locks Himself in Hotel Bathroom, Teammates Live-Tweet ‘Operation Save Wardo’

The highest point in Joel Ward‘s career came when he scored a Game 7 overtime goal to upset the Boston Bruins in the first round of the 2012 playoffs. The lowest point came this morning when he locked himself in a bathroom stall. Washington and Dallas are set to face off on Saturday night and the morning started as a regular game day for the 32-year-old Ward. But after a team...

Alex Ovechkin Gives Capitals Rookie Connor Carrick Surprise Cream Pie After His First NHL Goal (GIF)

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Jack Hillen will undergo surgery Friday, expected to miss months

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The Washington Capitals took a 2-1 loss to the Dallas Stars Saturday night, dropping them to 1-2-0 on the season.  Yet again, the Capitals' even strength play continues to suffer, with their lone strike tonight coming on the power play.  Honestly, was not a fun game to watch, but on to the reCap: Continue reading "Capitals 1 Stars 2 ReCap"

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