Nicklas Backstrom, on the right, received a pass from Joel Ward across the goal. He had the puck at this moment. Look at where Rangers goalie Cam Talbot is, and all the wide-open net available. Backstrom shot; Talbot made the save. Read more...
Liverpool are "keeping tabs" on AC Milan full-back Ignazio Abate, according to reports. Ed Malyon of the Mirror suggested Brendan Rodgers may aim to snap up the Italian as a replacement for Glen Johnson, "who is looking to pastures new."...Show More Summary
Representing your country at a major international competition is a big deal for NHL players. After being named to the U.S. Olympic team for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Washington Capitals defender John Carlson told Katie Carrera of The Washington Post, "I t's obviously an honor to play for your country. Show More Summary
After an incredible season back in the Premier League, Crystal Palace held their awards ceremony on Tuesday night. During the event, goalie Julian Speroni claimed the player of the year award for the Eagles, Joel Ward was voted young player of the year, while Dwight Gayle’s strike at Aston Villa on Boxing Day won the goal of the [...]
Follow the neon. Toby Cecchini and Joel Tompkins are hosting what promises to be an elegant New Year's Eve tomorrow night at Long Island Bar in Brooklyn. Guest bartenders Katie Stipe (Flatiron Lounge, The Shanty) and Phil Ward (Death & Co., Mayahuel) will pour Champagne and Champagne cocktails from 5:30 p.m. Show More Summary
The Washington Capitols beat the Philadelphia Flyers 7-0 on Friday night. The Caps were skating all over the Flyers and Joel Ward completed his first hat trick of the season. However, all of this was overshadowed by a massive fight in the third period. Show More Summary
Washington Capitals forward Joel Ward ran into a problem on Saturday prior to his team taking the ice against the Dallas Stars. Stick trouble? Nope. The lack of a scouting report? No. Pregame nerves? Guess again. The winger got locked...Show More Summary
Twitter has all sorts of uses for sports stars: engaging with fans, promoting charitable efforts and even talking trash, just to name a few. But now we can add a new one to the list, thanks to Washington Capitals forward Joel Ward Ward...Show More Summary
BY: JOEL LYONS Stop if you’ve heard this one before: When a fictional slave child named Henry Shackleford is orphaned after his father’s death, he becomes the ward of John Brown, real-life white abolitionist. Brown, who...
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Wilfried Zaha and Kevin Phillips will and already have taken the plaudits for Crystal Palace after their Championship play-off final win over Watford on Monday. But there was another fairly unlikely hero for Ian Holloway’s side with one of the most dramatic goal line clearances seen at Wembley since Neven Subotic on Saturday in the Champions [...]
To recap Tuesday's NHL action: Cam Ward robbed Joel Ward. Compared to that, nothing much else of note happened. Anyone who hasn't slept away the past 24 hours on Pluto has surely seen the highlight that has bounced around the hockey universe wildly (and deservedly) since yesterday. Show More Summary
CBS Sports’ depth chart for the Washington Capitals currently has Brooks Laich listed as the third-line center with Jason Chimera and Joel Ward on his left and right wings, respectively. Whenever Caps fans see Laich on NHL ice again, he may not be playing center. Show More Summary
Being a general manager is a tough job. You make all the seemingly right moves during the summer, as Capitals GM George McPhee did last year with the acquisition of playoff-heroes Joel Ward and Troy Brouwer, as well the supposed bargain of the century in Tomas Vokoun, and everyone declares you a god among men. Show More Summary
New England sports fans ought to have known the drill by the time Joel Ward and the Washington Capitals abruptly terminated the Boston Bruins’ Stanley Cup championship defense this past spring. They knew the motif from the Patriots circa 2001-02, the Red Sox circa 2004-05 and the Celtics circa 2008-09. Show More Summary
If you had to pick one word that would describe your typical interview with an NHL player, that word would surely not be exciting. As bland sports figure interviews go, there are few worse than the NHL player interview. Sure, some players can give out a nice sound bite once in a while, but by and large these guys are just flat out boring. Show More Summary
After delivering the winning shot for the Washington Capitals hockey team, player Joel Ward should've been showered with congratulations. Instead the black athele was the target of racist Twitter comments from a few high school students, and Ward shrugged off the attacks. Show More Summary
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 WardShow More Summary
By Guest Contributor David J. Leonard Moments after Joel Ward’s overtime goal secured a playoff victory for the Washington Capitals over Boston last month, the twittersphere exploded with a barrage of racial epithets, threats of violence, and stereotypes. Editor’s Note: Trigger Warning under the cut–pictures of racist slurs Here is but a sampling of the vitriol and…
The WSJ's Lee Hawkins talks to Washington Capitals winger Joel Ward about his ongoing effort to encourage more black youths to play hockey and a series of racist tweets sent out by some angry Boston Bruins fan after Ward scored a game-winning goal in overtime to knock the Bruins out of the race for the playoffs. His message: "Hockey is for everybody."