Peter Cooney

Joel Ward of the Washington Capitals is congratulated after he scored the game winning goal against the Boston Bruins in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at TD Garden on April 25, 2012. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bruins Call Racist Tweets About Joel Ward ‘Classless’ And ‘Ignorant’

Joel Ward’s dramatic goal prompted dozens of Twitter users to send out a barrage of racist, hate-fueled messages about Ward.