Joel Ward meets fans, donates blood, and talks about his bobblehead.
Joel Ward’s fourth head coach in four seasons happens to be an old friend, so when the forward arrived at the team’s practice facility for its annual offseason blood drive on Saturday afternoon, he came as the unofficial liaison for Barry Trotz, the player who best knows what makes the new bench boss tick.
“I think now I’ve got to tell some guys a few things,” Ward said...
Instead, donors will get two preseason tickets to a game.
With the next Inova Blood Drive only a week away, we all have something to be excited about as the next bobblehead giveaway is Caps forward Joel Ward. However, there’s even more exciting news, as Ward has talked with Inova and will try to stop by himself.
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...
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.
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
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."
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.
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 [...]