Washington Capitals right wing Joel Ward, center, is mobbed by teammates after his game-winning goal against the Boston Bruins.
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April 26, 2012 Washington Capitals hockey player Joel Ward scores winning goal and is subjected to racist remarks on Twitter. Ward, who's black, says the comments didn't ruin his day.
Screengrab from NHL.com time-lapse video of the rink being constructed in Pittsburgh for this year's "Winter Classic."
December 28, 2010 NHL's Winter Classic outdoor game could be delayed by rain
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