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Joel Ward

Early Candidate For Save Of The Year

Posted 02.27.2013 | Sports

Although Carolina was shut out by Washington on Tuesday night, it was Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward who may have made the highlight of the game with ...

Capitals Player Sparks Racist Tweets.. Again

Posted 05.08.2012 | Sports

Washington Capitals winger Joel Ward handled his costly penalty against the New York Rangers in Game 5 with class. According to Chris Botta of Sports ...

Joel Ward and the Hypocrisy of Racism in Sports

Sheila C. Johnson | Posted 06.27.2012 | Black Voices
Sheila C. Johnson

In 1958, winger Willie O'Ree became the first African American athlete to play in the NHL. Which team was responsible for breaking the color barrier? The Boston Bruins.

What's With All the Racist Tweets Sports Fans?

Ian Carey | Posted 06.27.2012 | Sports
Ian Carey

The obscenely racist tweets aimed at Washington Capitals forward Joel Ward is the most disgusting behavior by sports fans in my lifetime. Ward, to his credit, isn't letting it get to him.

Bruins Release Statement On Fans' Racist Tweets

Posted 04.26.2012 | Sports

Joel Ward's series-winning, Game 7 goal propelled the Capitals to the second round of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs and also sparked a barrage of raci...

Game-Winning Goal Sparks Racist Tweets

Posted 04.26.2012 | Black Voices

After the Washington Capitals' Joel Ward scored the series-clinching overtime goal against the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup playoffs, pockets of T...

Caps Overtime Winner Sparks Racist Tweets

Posted 04.26.2012 | Sports

While Joel Ward's series-winning overtime goal in Game 7 had Capitals fans celebrating in D.C., it sparked a backlash of racist reactions on Twitter. ...