Caps down Panthers 2-1 in Shoot

The  Washington Capitals defeated the Florida Panthers in a Shootout by the score of 2-1.  The win improved the Caps to 3-0-2 and keeps them as the only team in the Metro Division without a regulation loss.  The win also moved the Caps into a tie for first place in the division, tied with the. New York Islanders. Jason Chimera scored the lone Caps’ regulation marker with his...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Player Ratings

League leaders Chelsea came to Selhurst Park attempting to keep their lead at the top of the Premier League at 5 points. Having suffered a defeat there last season, Chelsea made sure they were better equipped for Crystal Palace’s pressure. They emerged victorious 2-1, with goals from Oscar and Cesc Fabregas. Frazier Campbell replied late on with a goal from Wilfried Zaha’s ball...
Via World Soccer Talk
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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 […]
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils Goalie Cory Schneider Scores a “Butt Goal” On Himself

It’s not nearly as funny as the Butt Fumble, but this Butt Goal is pretty amusing. Washington Capitals forward Joel Ward missed the net with a shot, but the puck caromed off the boards right in front. It went off New Jersey Devils goalie Cory Schneider’s foot and as he sat down to keep the […] The post Devils Goalie Cory Schneider Scores a “Butt Goal” On Himself appeared...
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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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Third Lines Among Focal Points In Bruins-Capitals Showdown (Video)

When you think of the Washington Capitals, one player usually comes to mind — Alexander Ovechkin. The superstar undoubtedly will be the main focus for the Boston Bruins as they welcome the Capitals to town Saturday night, but he’s not the only player who should be accounted for. In his breakdown of the game’s “focal points,” NESN’s Billy Jaffe identifies the matchup between Washington...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Blood Drive Dates Released; Fehr, MoJo and Dima Bobbles Coming?

For those of you that haven't been able to stop by the Joel Ward Bobblehead redemption table yet, you haven't seen that the next three Inova Blood Drive dates have already been set and confirmed.
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10 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 […]
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10 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...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ward's 3rd-period goal lifts Caps over Canadiens

MONTREAL (AP) Joel Ward snapped a scoreless tie with 1:29 left to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens in an NHL preseason game on Sunday. Backup goalie Justin Peters stopped all seven shots he faced before being replaced by Braden Holtby midway through the second period. Holtby made 11 saves for the combined shutout. Brooks Laich added an empty...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Ward Bobbleheads Have Arrived!

The Joel Ward bobbleheads have finally found their way to DC.
Via Capitals Outsider
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Metro opponents: Washington Capitals

With just over one week until NHL training camps open on Sept. 18, we have reached the end of offseason analysis of the Metropolitan Division opponents that the Blue Jackets will face this year. From the Carolina Hurricanes to the Pittsburgh Penguins, we've looked at what they added, who they might have lost to trade or free agency and how they may fare in 2014-15. Next, we travel...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Metro opponents: Washington Capitals

With just over one week until NHL training camps open on Sept. 18, we have reached the end of offseason analysis of the Metropolitan Division opponents that the Blue Jackets will face this year. From the Carolina Hurricanes to the Pittsburgh Penguins, we've looked at what they added, who they might have lost to trade or free agency and how they may fare in 2014-15. Next, we travel...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Harrison, Tyler Seguin And Joel Ward Talk Analytics

from Mike Zeisberger of the Toronto Sun, Asked Wednesday if he follows hockey analytics, Carolina Hurricanes defenceman Jay Harrison wryly replied: “No, I just follow pucks.” When the same query was forwarded to fellow NHLers Tyler Seguin and Joel Ward, both admitted they haven’t examined hockey’s new numbers game very closely. At the same time, to a man, all...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ward Donates Blood, Talks Bobbleheads

Joel Ward meets fans, donates blood, and talks about his bobblehead.
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

After time in Nashville, Joel Ward brings unique outlook on new Capitals Coach Barry Trotz

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Joel Ward Bobblehead Delayed

Instead, donors will get two preseason tickets to a game.
Via Capitals Outsider
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Joel Ward Scheduled to Appear at Inova Blood Drive

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.
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agency Thoughts Part III: Penguins Roster Analysis

By: Meesh Shanmugam Everything looks fairly quiet for the Penguins at this point and they are probably done in free agency aside from depth/AHL moves unless something irresistible comes to them. If you missed Part I, it was a look at the Penguins additions so far.  Part II was a look at the departures. Here’s a look at the free agency moves so far: Here is a look at the roster...
Via The PensNation
July 03, 2014  |  1 Comment

Joel Ward Bobblehead Looks Better than Joel Ward

All pictures via the Caps. Back in March, Inova Blood Donor Services announced that the next Washington Capitals Blood Drive would be Capitals forward Joel Ward. Today, we got photos of it. Needless to say, this bobblehead bears a striking resemblance to Ward, arguably the most accurate-looking wobbler of any Caps bobblehead yet. As Inova […]
Via Capitals Outsider
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Chimera, Ward, Carlson and Laich Minifigures

Last we checked, the not LEGO company “Oyo” released Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Mike Green minifigures. Now, it's added a bit of depth with Jason Chimera, Joel Ward, John Carlson, and Brooks Laich figures.
Via Capitals Outsider
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Former players on Barry Trotz: ‘He taught me how to be a pro’

Barry Trotz had always recognized the power that comes with being a hockey head coach, so to test his players he sometimes floats balloons — not literal balloons, just something to see if they can tell whether Trotz is messing with them. “You look like you were out all night,” Trotz might tell someone in the locker room during morning skate, only to watch him squirm. “No...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ward Factor

Barry Trotz needs remember and recognize Joel Ward's exemplary work ethic and use that strength as a catalyst to inspire other players to work hard, play hard and meet the challenge of the 2014-2015 season.
Via Capitals Outsider
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleaning Out the Desk – Boston Bruins

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports For the Bruins these days, any season that does not bring the Stanley Cup back to Boston is considered a shortcoming. With a Cup-hungry fan base and organization, the Bruins’ preseason goal each year is nothing short of a championship. Two out of the last four years, the Bruins have won the Eastern Conference, and in 2011 they were able to defeat...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Canada Overcomes Disallowed Goal To Defeat Norway by   Steven Ellis

Canadian star forward Joel Ward had two goals in Canada’s 3-2 victory over Norway during the early morning game on Tuesday. Canada dominated the pressure for much of the game, but it would be the Norwegian’s that would strike first. Norway’s captain Anders Bastiansen struck gold 13 minutes into the opening frame after winning the puck race following a face-off, lifting a [...]
Via The Hockey House
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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