DC Sports Bog: Joel Ward


Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 04/17/2014

Joel Ward to throw ceremonial first pitch for Jackie Robinson Day

Caps forward wears No. 42 because of Jackie Robinson and will throw out the first pitch as part of Jackie Robinson Day.

By Scott Allen  |  11:08 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitals, Joel Ward, Nationals

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 12/13/2013

Wizards, Caps deliver presents to area children

The players spent the day putting smiles on faces, and antlers on John Wall.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:10 AM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Eric Fehr, Joel Ward, John Wall, Martell Webster, Mike Green, Nene, Nicklas Backstrom, Steven Oleksy, Trevor Ariza, Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 12/12/2013

Caps wear ugly holiday sweaters, make a music video

A musical extravaganza for your holiday pleasure.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:02 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Brooks Laich, Caps, Joel Ward, John Erskine, Mike Green, Tom Wilson, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/25/2013

Caps Movember update: Michael Latta still trying

Latta defenitely has the most pitiful facial hair showing, but he doesn’t seem to mind.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Jason Chimera, Joel Ward, Karl Alzner, Michael Latta

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 11/07/2013

Caps talk hazing in hockey

The Caps say they would never allow rookies to be abused in their locker room.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:31 AM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooks Laich, Caps, Joel Ward

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 09/25/2013

Jay Beagle still uses a flip phone

The Caps forward shies away from technology, and for good reason.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:55 AM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Jay Beagle, Joel Ward

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 04/25/2013

The Caps and nicknames

Joel Ward is the Big Cheese, Jack Hillen is George Jr., and several other Caps nicknames you may or may not know.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:05 PM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Jack Hillen, Joel Ward, John Carlson, Karl Alzner, Steve Oleksiy, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 04/11/2013

Joel Ward on Jackie Robinson and '42

Caps winger explains why he chose a famous baseball number, and what he said before Wednesday's movie screening.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:24 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Jackie Robinson, Joel Ward, Steve Oleksy

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Brooks Laich playing guitar (video)

We're going to assume Laich has gotten better since this stage appearance.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:28 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooks Laich, Caps, Joel Ward

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Caps amused by fans' rubber cow sacrifice

Rubber animal sacrifices - it's only weird if it doesn't work, right?

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:30 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Jay Beagle, Joel Ward, Karl Alzner, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 02/01/2013

Caps players discuss best-looking teammate

Not all of the Caps think Mike Green is the best looking.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:51 AM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Caps, Eric Fehr, Jason Chimera, Jay Beagle, Joel Ward, John Carlson, Mike Green

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 08/08/2012

Joel Ward on awkward hernia moments and getting a call from the FBI

Put the kids to bed before hitting play on this one.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:03 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Joel Ward

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 05/08/2012

Morning pixels: Worst loss in Caps history?

At least a few longtime Caps fans put Monday night’s disaster near the top of the list.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:58 AM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Nats | Tags:  Joel Ward, Robert Griffin III, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 04/27/2012

Joel Ward on racial comments and his game winner

Caps winger tells WTOP he’s just upset the furor over racist comments detracted attention from Braden Holtby.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:32 AM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Joel Ward, Braden Holtby, WTOP

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 04/26/2012

Morning pixels: Thomas Boswell, D.C. sports fan

Of all the awesome things that happened Wednesday night, Boz’s performance on Twitter was close to the top.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:21 PM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Thomas Boswell, Alex Ovechkin, Joel Ward, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 04/26/2012

ESPN anchor imitates John Walton's overtime call

SportsCenter's Neil Everett pays tribute to the amazing all of Joel Ward’s overtime Game 7 goal.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:39 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  John Walton, Joel Ward, Neil Everett

Posted at 12:23 AM ET, 04/26/2012

Fans unleash racial garbage at Joel Ward

Caps winger scores the biggest goal of the season for his team, then is showered with utter trash on the Internet.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:23 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Joel Ward

Posted at 11:54 PM ET, 04/25/2012

24 hours of greatness for Washington sports

Remember this week, sports fans. In a region cursed by years of mediocrity, this week was a good one.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:54 PM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Joel Ward

Posted at 11:07 PM ET, 04/25/2012

Listen to audio of Joel Ward’s game winner

John Walton’s radio call was half-deranged on Wednesday night. It sort of captured the mood of Washington.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:07 PM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Joel Ward, John Walton

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Alex Ovechkin’s bracket is amazing

Caps superstar is still a superstar, but not at filling out NCAA tournament brackets.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:35 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Joel Ward