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.

Dmitry Orlov: “Kuznetsov Made A Mistake… But Life Does Not End”

Photo: Fedor Uspensky Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov gave an extensive interview with Mikhail Zislis of Sports Express on September 8, 2019. The interview covered a wide range of topics, including the Capitals early exit from the playoffs last season, … Continue reading

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Many Goals Scored and 30 Years Ago: A Look Back at the Washington Capitals’ 1989-90 Season

Photo: NHL For most of the 1970’s, the Capital s were a terrible team who usually finished dead last in their division and often dead last in the league as a whole. The team didn’t qualify for the playoffs until the … Continue reading

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March to More Milestones: Washington Capitals Milestones in Sight During the 2019-20 Season

Photo: Chris O’Meara/Associated Press During the 2019-20 season, several players on the Capitals’ roster could reach career milestones in various statistical categories, including Games Played, Goals, Assists, and Points. As they achieve these milestones, they will move up on All-Time … Continue reading

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It’s About Time – Standardizing Rink Sizes in The KHL To Be More Consistent with NHL

In the United States and Canada, the standard size of a hockey rink is 200 feet by 85 feet or, as expressed in metric terms, 61 meters by 26 meters, with a corner radius of 28 feet or 8.5 meters.  … Continue reading

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Next In the Sweater Number Line – Alexander Alexeyev Set to Join Long List of Players Who Have Donned No. 27 For The Capitals

This past Sunday, Washington Capitals defensive prospect Alexander Alexeyev took part in the 11th Annual NHL Players Association Rookie Showcase, which features many of the top rookies in the league held this year the Capitals’ practice facility, MedStar Capitals Iceplex, in Arlington, … Continue reading

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The Russians Are Coming!: A Look at the Influx of Russian Goaltenders in the Metropolitan Division

Photos: KHL “The Russians are Coming, The Russians are coming!” was a cry from an old movie during the Cold War era. Today in a hockey context, the saying could be used to describe the bevy of Russian goaltenders that … Continue reading

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“I Love Pizza”: Alex Ovechkin’s Interview With Forbes Russia (Translated)

Washington Capitals superstar centerman Alex Ovechkin recently sat sown with Andrei Supranovich of Russian Forbes for an extended interview . The interview covered a wide range of topics, from his love for pizza, his need for nutritionists, the Capitals head coaching … Continue reading

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Recent Draft Picks Of The Washington Capitals and St. Louis Blues – Part 2

Photo: NHL via Getty Images As most hockey fans know, the last two Stanley Cup winners, the St. Louis Blues in 2019 and the Washington Capitals in 2018, had never won the Stanley Cup until their recent wins. However, the … Continue reading

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Recent Draft Picks Of The Washington Capitals and St. Louis Blues – Part 1

Photo: Washington Capitals As most hockey fans know, the last two Stanley Cup winners, the St. Louis Blues in 2019 and the Washington Capitals in 2018, had never won the Stanley Cup until their recent wins.  However, the two teams … Continue reading

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Second Annual Alexander Ovechkin Cup Complete

The second annual Alexander Ovechkin Cup, a hockey tournament for 12-year-olds, was held in the Moscow Region this past week.  The Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports of the Moscow Region and the Moscow Region Hockey Federation sponsored this tournament, … Continue reading

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