9:57 PM EST, Sat February 28, 2015
Second City Hockey 8 hours ago

Blackhawks trade rumors 2015: Joel Ward also part of talks between Chicago, Washington, per report

Patrick Sharp reportedly wasn't the only name brought up in trade talks between the Blackhawks and Capitals. The Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals may be discussing more than just Patrick Sharp. The Blackhawks have asked the Capitals about veteran forward Joel Ward, according to Tracey Myers of CSN Chicago. It's not clear whether the talks on Ward were part of the same discussion involving Sharp or part of a separate deal, but that could make some sense from a financial perspective. Sharp's large $5.9 million cap hit would be impossible for Washington to swallow without shipping...
CSN Washington 13 hours ago

Ward 'curious' about upcoming trade deadline

If the Caps are serious about Patrick Sharp, would Joel Ward be going the other way?
Washington Post Feb 22, 2015

Capitals’ four-game winning streak is snapped in 3-2 loss in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – The Washington Capitals came together with equal parts elation and shock, mobbing forward Joel Ward and blessing him for the miracle. “How’d that happen?” defenseman Matt Niskanen asked Ward, amid smiles and hugs, and Wells Fargo Center, stunned into silence, wondered something similar. With one smooth motion, like sweeping dust under the bed, Ward had spun around and rifled the puck into the top shelf, the only spot it would squeeze. He had turned a broken play into a tied game. He had transmuted rubber into gold.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Feb 17, 2015

Capitals beat Penguins in physical road matchup

The Capitals and Penguins traded blows all night in a physical battle until a Joel Ward power-play goal made the difference in Washington's 3-1 victory.
CSN Washington Feb 14, 2015

Ward's mother showed him true meaning of love

Capitals right wing Joel Ward want to pay his mother back for a life well lived.
Japers' Rink Feb 12, 2015

Thursday Caps Clips: Goal Ward

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: With Joel Ward's overtime goal lifting the Caps 5-4 over the Sharks, the Caps load two points and one ROW back onto the plane and head for Los Angeles. Your savory breakfast links: Recaps of the overtime win from us, Vogs, Monumental video (Holtby, Beagle, Ward, Brouwer, Carlson), NHL.com, AP, WaPo (gamer, blog), CSNW (gamer, blog), Peerless, Frankovic, DSP (plus three stars), RMNB and from the fishy end of the ice, Fear the Fin, San Jose Mercury Chronicle and San Francisco Chronicle. "We played together and against each...
CSN Washington Feb 12, 2015

Ward scores in OT to give the Caps key 5-4 win over Sharks

Joel Ward scored the game-winner in overtime Wednesday night to give the Caps a 5-4 victory over the Sharks.
Washington Post Feb 9, 2015

Caps Insider: Fehr, Laich, Ward working on creating more scoring chances

Forwards Eric Fehr, Joel Ward and Brooks Laich had already spent 15 minutes talking after the Washington Capitals’ 3-1 loss to Philadelphia at Verizon Center, pitching potential adjustments for their line to make, so the next morning they took the ice together in search of a fix.Read full article >>

Fehr, Laich, Ward working on creating more scoring chances

Forwards Eric Fehr, Joel Ward and Brooks Laich had already spent 15 minutes talking after the Washington Capitals’ 3-1 loss to Philadelphia at Verizon Center, pitching potential adjustments for their line to make, so the next morning they took the ice together in search of a fix. Roughly 20 minutes before their first practice in […]
CSN Washington Feb 4, 2015

Contact talk update between Caps and some top free agents

Joel Ward is one of many pending unrestricted free agents for the Capitals, and so far, contract talks have been quiet.

Joel Ward Photos

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