Racist reaction to finale tarnishes Bruins run
- Bruins fans and others swapped racist comments on social media after a black forward for the Washington Capitals scored the decisive goal in overtime of Game 7.
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Racist messages on Twitter follow Capitals’ goal
- Washington Capitals forward Joel Ward was the hero of Wednesday night’s Game 7 of the Capitals-Bruins NHL playoff series, but his shining moment was followed by racial epithets posted to Twitter in the hours after the game.