The Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals went into overtime in game seven last night, and the Capitals came out on top.
Joel Ward scored the winning goal for the Capitals beating the defending Stanley Cup Champions, and the Twitter world went nuts with racism.
It's pretty sad that instead of congratulating a team who knocked out the defending champs in round one, all people could focus on was the race of the guy who sealed the deal.
The NHL may have more than two dozen black players, but that fact was lost in the torrent of racist tweets targeted at Joel Ward after his overtime goal for the Washington Capitals eliminated the Boston Bruins from the playoffs Thur... Read Post
When the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins in the NHL Playoffs, it was one of the league's few black players, Joel Ward, who scored the winning goal. After the game, a bunch of people said horrible, racist things about Ward... Read Post