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San Jose Mercury News Oct 4, 2017
Sharks’ Joel Ward says response to tweet as been positive

Sharks’ Joel Ward says response to tweet as been positive

Ward and the Flyers' Wayne Simmonds hope conversation continues about police brutality and racial injustice toward African Americans
San Jose Mercury News Sep 28, 2017
Sharks’ Ward will not kneel during national anthem

Sharks’ Ward will not kneel during national anthem

Joel Ward released a statement on Twitter Thursday explaining his rationale for not joining the social protest sweeping across the NFL.
CSN Bay Area Sep 28, 2017

Joel Ward pens heartfelt message, explains why he will not kneel during anthem

Joel Ward will not be the first player in NHL history to take a knee during the national anthem, the Sharks forward announced on Thursday. But his
CSN Bay Area Sep 28, 2017

Joel Ward pens heartfelt message, explains why he won't kneel during anthem

Joel Ward will not be the first player in NHL history to take a knee during the national anthem, the Sharks forward announced on Thursday. But his
San Jose Mercury News Sep 27, 2017
Sharks Joel Ward will play Thursday night. But will he stand?

Sharks Joel Ward will play Thursday night. But will he stand?

SAN JOSE — Sharks forward Joel Ward said Wednesday he isn’t sure he’ll take a knee during the American national anthem at an upcoming Sharks game to protest racial injustice and police brutality. Ward, one of about 30 black players in the NHL, said kneeling during the anthem remains a possibility, “just to show support. […]
philly.com Sep 27, 2017

Flyers' Wayne Simmonds, Sharks' Joel Ward may kneel when they meet in opener

"Trump threw sports into the middle of it," Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds said of the controversy during the national anthem.
Sharks’ Joel Ward could bring anthem protests to NHL

Sharks’ Joel Ward could bring anthem protests to NHL

Sharks forward Joel Ward told The Mercury News he might take a knee during the national anthem at an upcoming game, becoming the first NHL player to join the protests that started in the NFL and drew criticism from President Donald Trump.
Mile High Hockey Sep 27, 2017
Morning Flurries: Avalanche cut three more, Vegas scores first home goal and Joel Ward speaks out

Morning Flurries: Avalanche cut three more, Vegas scores first home goal and Joel Ward speaks out

It was a slow news day, folks. Colorado Avalanche Conor Timmins, Dominic Toninato, and Reid Petryk have been cut from camp. Timmins will return to the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds while Toninato and Petryk were assigned to the San Antonio Rampage. [MHH] Yesterday was day 1 of the San Antonio Rampage training camp. Check out some highlights below. Day 1 is in the books. Watch highlights from today’s training camp: pic.twitter.com/DSFKmRtEDO— San Antonio Rampage (@sarampage) September 26, 2017 Around the League Last night, Joel Ward spoke out about potentially taking a knee during...
CSN Bay Area Sep 27, 2017

Sharks' Joel Ward 'wouldn't say no' to kneeling during national anthem

SAN JOSE -- Sharks forward Joel Ward told The Mercury News he might take a knee during the national anthem at an upcoming game, becoming the

Sharks' Joel Ward may kneel during anthem, cites experiences with racism

The NHL veteran says he has 'experienced a lot of racism myself in hockey' and won't rule out kneeling
San Jose Mercury News Sep 26, 2017
EXCLUSIVE: Sharks’ Ward, one of NHL’s few black players, may kneel for anthem

EXCLUSIVE: Sharks’ Ward, one of NHL’s few black players, may kneel for anthem

Joel Ward isn't ruling out the possibility of kneeling down during the national anthem at an upcoming Sharks game.
San Jose Mercury News Sep 26, 2017
Might Joel Ward end up as the Sharks’ comeback kid?

Might Joel Ward end up as the Sharks’ comeback kid?

Now 36, Ward hopes to show he can still make a difference in a league that's getting faster and on a Sharks team that's getting younger

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