6:03 PM EDT, Thu May 28, 2015
CSN Washington May 16, 2015

Ward: 'I'm hoping to stay'

Joel Ward talks with Jill Sorenson about this past season and his impending Free Agency.
CSN Washington May 16, 2015

Ward hopes to return, could come down to fit with Caps

Joel Ward would like to return to the Capitals, but it all depends on several factors.
Washington Post May 9, 2015

Caps Insider: Scoreless for three games, Capitals pleased with top line’s chances

Alex Ovechkin and Joel Ward trailed the official and pointed at the video screen, imploring him to look for a second opinion, because they believed there was no way that goal should have been waved off. The Washington Capitals had appeared to strike first on the New York Rangers in Game 5 when defenseman Matt Niskanen cranked a shot into traffic, three bodies crashed into each other and the puck wound up in the net. According to Coach Barry Trotz, Ward was pushed. According to the Rangers and, ultimately, the officials, incidental contact had kept goaltender Henrik Lundqvist from playing...
Washington Post May 9, 2015

Washington Capitals move on quickly after disallowed goal against Rangers

NEW YORK — Joel Ward started celebrating, throwing his arms up in the air and kicking up his legs. He just had a front-row seat to Matt Niskanen’s shot being deflected into the net to give the Washington Capitals a 1-0 lead in a game where both goaltenders were stingy from the start.Read full article >>
New York Post May 2, 2015

Rangers hold off Caps to tie series

It could have hung over this series like a dark cloud, the time of 1.3 seconds that remained in Game 1 when Joel Ward scored that infamous game-winner for the...
Washington Post May 1, 2015

Caps Insider: After hitting post, Joel Ward atoned with more playoff heroics

NEW YORK — He would make a difference, Joel Ward kept reassuring himself, as though sheer positive affirmation could dispel the gloom. The go-ahead goal had dangled before him, blundered by New York Rangers forward J.T. Miller into the crease, and somehow Ward had shanked it off the post. He sat on the Washington Capitals’ bench and stared at the replay, mouth draped open in disbelief. He raised both arms.Read full article >>
Washington Post May 1, 2015

Caps Insider: After taxing first-round series, Capitals take early lead with ‘huge’ Game 1 victory

NEW YORK — Joel Ward stood outside the Washington Capitals’ bench, neck craned toward the Madison Square Garden video board, searching for confirmation of his miracle. As Thursday night’s game-winning goal, tapped through goaltender Henrik Lundqvist’s legs with 1.3 seconds left before overtime, replayed for the stunned crowd, forward Curtis Glencross wrapped his arm around Ward and pulled him into the boards. Soon, forward Alex Ovechkin approached from the front and sandwiched Ward with a massive hug.Read full article >>
Washington Post Apr 30, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Watch and listen to Capitals’ Joel Ward stun the Rangers with last-second goal

Joel Ward gave the Capitals a thrilling 2-1 win in Game 1 of their second-round series against the Rangers with a buzzer-beating goal at Madison Square Garden on Thursday.Ward’s game-winner, which was assisted by Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin, came with 1.3 seconds remaining.Read full article >>
Washington Post Apr 30, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Capitals steal Game 1 from Rangers on the road: Best and worst from New York

Joel Ward’s reputation as a postseason star resurfaced on Monday night, when he scored the first goal in Washington’s Game 7 win over the Islanders. After Thursday night, you’ll be hearing a lot more about Ward’s knack for scoring, in the spring, with games on the line.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Apr 30, 2015

Joel Ward stuns Rangers with last second goal

It looked like Game 1 was headed to overtime, but Joel Ward decided to win it in regulation and stun the New York Rangers.

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