JOEL WARD NEWS

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.
Via Capitals Outsider
4 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  1 Comment

Penguins Select Jaden Lindo with the 173rd Overall Pick

With the 173rd overall pick, the Pittsburgh Penguins selected right winger Jaden Lindo from the Owen Sound Attack of the OHL.  The 18-year-old is 6’1, 201 lbs. and is widely regarded as a great value pick based on instant analysis.  He missed a significant portion of last season, playing only 40 games and recording 18 points, which caused his draft stock to fall quite a bit....
Via The PensNation
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via TopSportsReport
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

Capitals Interview Series -- Ted Starkey Part 1

Good evening everyone! Today, we have the first part of a two part chat with Ted Starkey, who covers the NHL and the Washington Capitals for SBNation and an assortment of other sites. At least it feels like it. Ted is also an author and has written the critically acclaimed books "Red Rising" and "Transition Game".  Mr. Starkey has had his pulse on the...
Via Puckrant.com
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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
April 16, 2014  |  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
April 05, 2014  |  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

Joel Ward Bobblehead on the Way

Joel Ward is getting his long-awaited bobblehead.
Via Capitals Outsider
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ward, Brouwer lift Caps to 4-2 win

Joel Ward and Troy Brouwer accounted for three of the four Washington Capital goals as the Caps wrapped up their home stand with a 4-2 win over the Leafs.  Every game is becoming more and more critical and a 4-2 win today gave the Caps an important 2 standing points.  Washington now has 74 points, trailing the eighth place NY Ranger by just two points for the final playoff spot...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Capitals’ Joel Ward hooked by Brad Marchand below the belt

The Washington Capitals traveled to Boston to play the Bruins in just their second game following the Winter Olympic break. The Capitals came to play and came out with a big 4-2 win. Joel Ward scored his 18th goal of the season, which so happened to be the game winning goal as well. However, the Capitals can never seem to get out of Boston without any issues. This time known agitator...
Via DC Sports-Kings
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Dougie Hamilton’s Patience Opens Up Middle Lane For Patrice Bergeron (Video)

Just 41 seconds after Joel Ward increased the Washington Capitals lead to three goals, Patrice Bergeron came up with a huge score for the Boston Bruins. Bergeron’s power-play tally gave the B’s new life in the second period, as Gregory Campbell added another goal later in the middle frame to bring the Bruins within one. The Amica Coverage Cam broke down the play between periods...
Via NESN.com
March 01, 2014  |  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

Islanders-Capitals Preview

With Alex Ovechkin and Joel Ward leading a scoring surge, the Washington Capitals are sneaking their way back into the Eastern Conference playoff picture. They'll try to continue that climb against the New York Islanders, who have scuffled at both ends during their losing streak. The resurgent Capitals seek their fourth win in six games while dealing the Islanders a sixth straight...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 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

Detroit Red Wings Gain a Point in 6-5 OT Loss to Capitals

Detroit Red Wings vs Washington Capitals Red Wings 5 Capitals 6FINAL       The Detroit Red Wings come back valiantly, but fall in an OT decision 6-5 to the Washington Capitals, dropping the season series 2-1. The first period was a very, very sad display for the Red Wings. They didn’t manage to get a shot on goal until almost...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ward scores go-ahead goal in third as Capitals down Maple Leafs

Joel Ward scored the go-ahead goal with just over 8 minutes left in the third period, and Alex Ovechkin added a goal and an assist as the Washington Capitals edged the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Friday night. Nicklas Backstrom also scored, and goalie Michal Neuvirth made 32 saves in his first game in seven weeks as the Capitals won on back-to-back nights for the fourth time this...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ward, Ovechkin lead Caps past Maple Leafs 3-2

Joel Ward scored the go-ahead goal with just over 8 minutes left in the third period, and Alex Ovechkin added a goal and an assist as the Washington Capitals edged the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Friday night. Nicklas Backstrom also scored, and goalie Michal Neuvirth made 32 saves in his first game in seven weeks as the Capitals won on back-to-back nights for the fourth time this...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps down Leafs, win second straight

THE GAME TURNED WHEN… Joel Ward scored directly in front of the net against Johnathan Bernier to score the game winning tally near the eight minutes mark of the final period.  You had the feeling the Caps were going to score.  They had some pretty intense pressure on Bernier, including a near miss by Nicklas Backstrom. OUR GAME MVP… Michal Neuvirth.  Neuvy stopped 32 of...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs 2 Capitals 3 ReCap

The Washington Capitals made it two wins in two nights as they beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2.  It was once again a late goal, this time from Joel Ward, that sent them home with a win.  On to the reCap: Continue reading "Maple Leafs 2 Capitals 3 ReCap"
Via Kukla's Korner
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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