JOEL WARD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Washington Capitals Forward Joel Ward to Throw Out First Pitch at Nats game

Photo: NHL.com For the first time in seven years, Caps fans won’t see their team disappoint them in the playoffs compete for a Stanley Cup Championship. However, those suffering from Caps withdrawal symptoms can see Caps’ forward Joel Ward throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Thursday night’s Nationals game, according to a press release put out by the Nats. Thursday is...
Via DC Sports-Kings
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals’ Joel Ward nominated for Bill Masterson Memorial Trophy

Photo: scarletcaps.com Capitals’ forward Joel Ward is a 2014 nominee for the Bill Masterson Memorial Trophy, which is awarded annually to the NHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. Each team in the NHL has one nominee, and the winner is selected by the Professional Hockey Writers Association. While Ward is proud of...
Via DC Sports-Kings
19 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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps forward Joel Ward rocks a Rob Ford t-shirt

It’s no surprise that Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been in the news quite a bit recently. But it wasn’t until Capitals’ forward Joel Ward took to the internet and posted a photo of him wearing a shirt with the slogan, ” Sorry For Partying” on it, daunting the face of Mayor Ford that brewed up quite the storm in the NHL world. The image was originally posted by Sergey Kocharov...
Via DC Sports-Kings
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

African American history month Day three: Capitals’ Joel Ward

Joel Ward, seen here with former teammate Jordan Tootoo, celebrate one of Ward’s 6 goals in the 2011 Playoffs (courtesy of the Prince Edward Island Guardian) December the 2nd of 1980 became a big day in the Ward household in North York, Ontario for Cecilia and Randal Ward, for their lives were changed forever on that day as baby Joel Randal Ward was brought into this world. 31...
Via DC Sports-Kings
February 03, 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
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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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