Ward, a right winger for the San Jose Sharks of the NHL, posted a lengthy statement to his Twitter account on Thursday after days of speculation about whether or not he may take a knee in solidarity with NFL players protesting social injustices.
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After a lot of consideration, San Jose’s Joel Ward said he would not take a knee during the national anthem on Wednesday when the (...)
Sharks forward Joel Ward says that while he respexts his brothers' decisions, he won't kneel as he seeks to continue to make a difference outside the hockey arena.
San Jose Sharks forward Joel Ward says he's decided not to protest by kneeling during the national anthem
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As one of the NHL’s few black players and with pro hockey season fast approaching, San Jose Sharks forward Joel Ward had a decision to make: Would he protest police brutality and racial inequality by taking a knee on the ice during the playing of the national anthem, as many NFL players have done this […]
Sharks forward Joel Ward says he might take a knee during the national anthem at an upcoming game.
Ward, a Canadian and one of only about 25 black players in the NHL, said he has experienced racism all throughout his hockey career and personal life.
The NHL veteran says he has 'experienced a lot of racism myself in hockey' and won't rule out kneeling
Sharks forward Joel Ward tells newspaper he could join anthem protests
As the number of NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem went from a handful to over 200 this past weekend, MLB saw its first player do so: Oakland’s Bruce Maxwell. With the NHL regular season set to get underway Oct. 4, Sharks winger Joel Ward said he is open to becoming the first player […]
Ward says he hasn’t ruled out taking a knee to protest inequality. San Jose Sharks forward Joel Ward says he hasn’t ruled out kneeling in protest of racial injustice during the national anthem at an upcoming game, reports The Mercury News’ Paul Gackle. Show More Summary
San Jose Sharks forward Joel Ward had surgery on his injured right shoulder and is expected to be completely healed for the start of next season
Kevin Labanc and Joel Ward scored in the first 30 seconds for the quickest two goals in franchise history, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-1
Joel Ward scored a short-handed goal and took a hard hit to assist on Timo Meier's goal to help the San Jose Sharks beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-2 on Monday for just their third win in eight games
Logan Couture and Joel Ward scored in the first period and the San Jose Sharks gave the Chicago Blackhawks their second straight loss with a 2-1 victory
Mikkel Boedker and Joel Ward scored for an early lead and Patrick Marleau had an empty-net power-play goal, leading the San Jose Sharks over the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2
The Penguins are leading 1-0 after the first period in Game 6, but we may have had a different outcome if Chris Kunitz didn't perfectly swipe away Joel Ward's breakaway. Ward may not be the fastest player, but Kunitz caught up to him like he was shot out of a cannon. Show More Summary
San Jose rallied to make it a 2-1 series in the Stanley Cup Final. Once again, the San Jose Sharks held their own against the Pittsburgh Penguins in a pivotal Stanley Cup Final game. For once, they pulled out a win. And now, down 2-1...Show More Summary