Shared October 9, 2013
Washington Capitals forward Joel Ward ran into a problem on Saturday prior to his team taking the ice against the Dallas Stars.
Stick trouble? Nope. The lack of a scouting report? No. Pregame nerves? Guess again. The winger got locked in the hotel bathroom.
Ward said he went into "panic mode" when the door wouldn't open and tried to text a teammates to come to his rescue. But when he received no response, he decided on a 21st century solution instead:
He Tweeted a picture of himself inside the stall and wrote along with it: "Stuck in the washroom...someone help? #Dallasproblems #OmniHotel #Validexcu