Author Archives: Diane Doyle

About Diane Doyle

Been a Caps fan since November 1975 when attending a game with my then boyfriend and now husband.

Lars Eller Plays In His 800th Career NHL Game

It was back in November of 2009 when the St. Louis Blues called up a young prospect as an “emergency” because one of their regular roster players was injured. The prospect, Lars Eller, made his NHL debut on November 5, … Continue reading

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Henrik Lundqvist Joins The MSG Network For Rangers Coverage

Henrik Lundqvist now has a new job, post hockey career. He will be joining MSG Networks to talk New York Rangers hockey.

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Peter Laviolette Earns 674th Career Win As NHL Head Coach – Most By Any American Head Coach

In addition to Alex Ovechkin goal-scoring milestones and Hendrix Lapierre’s first goal, the Washington Capitals’ 5-1 win against the New York Rangers on Wednesday evening marked a coaching milestone for head coach Peter Laviolette.

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Alex Ovechkin Records 150th Multi-Goal Game On Night He Passes Marcel Dionne On The All-Time Goals List

Photo: Patrick Smith/NHL via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin piled up even more milestones in Wednesday’s opening night game against the New York Rangers, besides scoring the goal to tie Marcel Dionne and the goal to pass Marcel Dionne for 5th place … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goals No. 731 and 732, Ties and Passes Marcel Dionne For Fifth Place On All-Time List

Photo: John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 731st and 732nd career goals against the New York Rangers in the team’s Opening Night contest, a night that also featured rookie Hendrix Lapierre scoring his first … Continue reading

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Penalty Parade and Goals Galore: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals at New York Rangers – October 13, 1986

Photo: NHL The Capitals have opened their season against the Rangers on a few occasions, including their first game ever back on October 9, 1974. One particularly memorable matchup took place on October 13, 1986 at Madison Square Garden.

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Fight Night in Landover: Retro Recap – New York Rangers @ Washington Capitals – October 13, 1989

Photo: NHL The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have been rival clubs for the majority of the Capitals’ time in the National Hockey League. Over the nearly 47 seasons the Capitals have been in the league, the two Eastern … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Versus New York Rangers – Looking Back At Their Past Opening Day Matchups

Photo by B Bennett/Getty Images It’s finally here. Opening night for the 2021-22 NHL season is upon us, with the Rangers coming into Washington, DC to play the Capitals on Wednesday.

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Capitals Prospect Bogdan Trineyev Returns to Lineup, Records Assist In First Game Back

Photo: MHK Dynamo MHK Dynamo, the Moscow Dynamo youth hockey team, traveled to the Bobrov Ice Palace in Stupino to face Kapitan Stupino on Friday. Dynamo won the game with a commanding score of 9-1. The game on Friday was … Continue reading

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Gr8 Endurance: Appreciating Alex Ovechkin’s Longevity Compared to His Peers – 2021-22 Preseason Edition

NHL The 2021-22 season is Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin’s 17th season in the National Hockey League (NHL). And even now, at the relatively advanced age (in hockey player terms) of 36, it is still not unreasonable to expect him … Continue reading

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