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Racist Tweets

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)

Keller @ Large: Good News Comes Out Of Racist Tweets Episode

But before we hose down the sidewalk, let’s consider some of the good news that came out of the episode.

04/27/2012

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.

04/26/2012