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Joel Ward Bobbleheads Have Arrived!

The Joel Ward bobbleheads have finally found their way to DC.
Via Capitals Outsider
8 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
13 days ago  |  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...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Fantasy Players Who Could Regress During the 2014-2015 NHL Season

Every fantasy season, a number of players are drafted too early based on their performances the previous year. Some fans and pundits label these as breakout seasons, but the truth is that these players merely ride unsustainable percentages and end up with career highs in goals and points. Special players, such as Steven Stamkos, always have high shooting percentages. Most players...
Via Around The Rink
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Ward Donates Blood, Talks Bobbleheads

Joel Ward meets fans, donates blood, and talks about his bobblehead.
Via Capitals Outsider
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.
Via Capitals Outsider
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...
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

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

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
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