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Washington Capitals player stuck in bathroom takes to Twitter

Most people seek privacy in the restroom, but one Washington Capitals star wanted anything but alone time when he got locked in a bathroom stall, turning to Twitter for help.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 11:01am EDT

Tags: Washington Capitals, Joel Ward

Students face reprimand for racist Joel Ward tweets

Joel Ward, who is African American, had scored the winning goal against the Bruins before the Tweets, many containing the N-word, showed up. Now, some of those who tweeted the racist remarks are facing consequences.

Monday - 05/07/2012, 10:48am EDT

Tags: Joel Ward, Twitter, Capitals

Caps' Ward: Racist tweets don't hurt, detract from others

"The words don't hurt me at all," right winger Joel Ward told WTOP of the racist tweets posted after his Game 7 goal Wednesday night. "I want the team to win, and that's the main focus for me."

Friday - 04/27/2012, 11:16am EDT

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Racist tweets drown out pure Game 7 glory

Moments after right winger Joel Ward shoveled the puck past Bruins goalie Tim Thomas in the second minute of overtime, sealing the fate of the 2011 Stanley Cup champions, hateful speech began popping up on Twitter. Some users have deleted their comments -- though they still appear in search engines -- while others stand by their 144 characters.

Friday - 04/27/2012, 09:47am EDT

Tags: Joel Ward, ben raby, Paul D. Shinkman, Kevin Weekes, Wayne Simmonds


New-look Capitals use defense to get to 2nd round

This hardly is the way Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals were expected to succeed when this roster was being put together.

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 05:17pm EDT

Tags: Washington Capitals, Joel Ward, Caps