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.

Sergei Gonchar: A Look At Potential Assistant Coaching Candidates For The Capitals

Peter Diana/Post-Gazette Peter Laviolette stated in his introductory press conference on September 15 that he hadn’t even begun thinking about a coaching staff. While the Capitals new bench boss is in the process of reviewing existing Capitals’ staff and interviewing potential coaching … Continue reading

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A Few Facts About The 2020 Stanley Cup Finalists

Illustration by Michael Hogue With the Stanley Cup Finals between the Dallas Stars and the Tampa Bay Lightning having started last night in Edmonton and continuing through September 30, here are a few fun facts about this year’s finalists.

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The Last Hurrah: Stanley Cup Contenders Who Fell From the Promised Land

Photo: Getty Images Throughout NHL history, there have been a number of teams who have made the Stanley Cup Final only to fall into mediocrity for years following their appearance in the “Big Dance”. This list includes teams at the … Continue reading

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Fathers of Radko Gudas and Martin Fehervary Meet For Coffee

Photos: Cas.sk Mario Fehervary (right), father of Capitals defenseman Martin Fehervary, and Leo Gudas (Left), father of Capitals defenseman Radko Gudas, recently sat for interviews with the Slovakian websites, cas.sk and nhl.sv. In the interviews, the fathers discussed the current … Continue reading

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Aliaksei Protas Scores Goal in Pre-Season Debut with KHL’s Dinamo Minsk

Photo: HC Dinamo Minsk Washington Capitals forward prospect Aliaksei Protas made his preseason debut with the KHL’s HC Dinamo Minsk on Saturday. The Bison faced HC Gomel, a member of the Belarusian Extraliga, who is located in the Belarussian city … Continue reading

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Desert Island Tales – Stanley Cup Playoff History Between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders

As the Washington Capitals prepare to meet the New York Islanders in Round 1 of the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs, it’s time to examine the playoff history between the Capitals and the Islanders. In traveling down memory lane, long time … Continue reading

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Raging Possibilities: Which Team Getting the Number One Pick in the 2020 Draft Would Be The Most “Outrageous”?

Rimouski Oceanic Unlike previous seasons’ NHL Entry Draft lotteries, the winner of the lottery for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft has yet to be decided and is by these standards a mystery.  The “mystery team”  in question will be the … Continue reading

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A Bear of a Rivalry Brewin’: Stanley Cup Playoff History Between the Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins

Elsa/Getty Images As the Washington Capitals prepare to meet the Boston Bruins on Sunday, August 9, 2020 in their third and final round robin game to determine 2020 playoff seeding, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle takes time to take a quick … Continue reading

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The Ice Is Flying: A Look at the Playoff History Between the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images As the Washington Capitals prepare to meet the Philadelphia Flyers in Thursday’s round robin game to determine playoff seeding, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle is taking a quick look back at the playoff history between the Capitals … Continue reading

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Lightning Strikes From The Past: Playoff History Between The Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning

Photo: Dirk Shadd | Tampa Bay Times As the Washington Capitals prepare to meet the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday in their first round robin game to determine playoff seeding, it’s time to take a quick look back at the … Continue reading

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