You'd think that, after scoring the series-winning goal in the Washington Capitals' playoff upset over the Boston Bruins, things would be looking up for Joel Ward. But such was not the case. The guy was immediately inundated with racist sentiment .
In an interview with 102.1 The Edge in Toronto , Ward admits that things got rough enough for him to receive a phone call from a concerned FBI agent.
But that's not the only thing Ward opens up about.
Shortly after the Capitals' postseason ended, the playoff hero underwent surgery to correct a sports hernia. And then he made the mistake of attempting to "relieve some stress" while recuperating on bed rest, a story he relays in detail during the same interview:
"I was being a single male
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