Joel Ward played like a man possessed during the 2011 NHL playoffs for the Nashville Predators. He racked up seven goals and 13 points in 12 games after a regular season in which he only produced 29 points. This season, it took seven games for Ward to finally score a playoff goal, but it was worth the wait for the rest of the Washington Capitals and their fans. Ward potted the overtime winner in Game 7 of the Capitals' first-round upset of the defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins on Wednesday night.
Joel Ward of the Washington Capital scored every hockey player's dream goal last night: a Game 7 overtime winner that knocked the defending champ Boston Bruins out of the playoffs. The only hitch is that Ward is a black player in wh... Read Post
Ninety-nine percent of the time I would prefer to watch an overtime game-winning goal during Game Seven of an NHL playoff series on television, as opposed to listening to it on the radio. Joel Ward’s overtime winner during last nig... Read Post