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.

Kunlun Red Star (KHL) Signs Dávid Bondra To Professional Tryout Contract

The Kunlun Red Star of the KHL signed David Bondra, son of Peter, to a professional tryout contract on July 18, heading into their 2019-20 training camp.

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St. Louis Blues’ Championship Run Foreshadowed by Past Runs of their Predecessors in Washington

Photo: Michael Dwyer/Associated Press A few weeks ago, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looked at some past transactions that the 2019 Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues and the Capitals made with one another that fueled both of the two most … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Uniform Numbers From Today and Yesterday- Multiples Of 7

Photos: NHL Via Getty Images Over the summer, the Washington Capitals have signed a trio of players in free agency: forwards Richard Panik, Garnet Hathaway, and Brendan Leipsic.  The Capitals issued the following uniform numbers to them: Panik will wear … Continue reading

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Classic Capitals: Recap of the 2019 Washington Capitals Alumni Game

Photo: @MonSportsNetwork The 2019 Capitals Alumni Classic took place Tuesday night at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. A reasonably large crowd was in hand for this annual summer tradition. NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle was in attendance to recap the game.

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Trading Fates: The St. Louis Blues’ and Washington Capitals’ Roads to Stanley Cup Victories Began At the Same Intersection

The fortunes of the most recent two Stanley Cup champions are, in a way intertwined. Both the St. Louis Blues and Washington Capitals have made a few notable trades since the 2014-15 season that contributed to each’s run to the … Continue reading

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We Could Have Had….?!”: Washington Capitals’ Draft Day Regrets – 2014 – 2018

Photo: Kim Klement/USA Today Sports Throughout the existence of the NHL, teams and fans have experienced their fair share of draft pick fails, when, at the time of the selection, a team believes they chose the best player available, but … Continue reading

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“We Could Have Had…?!”: Washington Capitals’ Draft Day Regrets – 2011 – 2013

Throughout the existence of the NHL, teams and fans have experienced their fair share of draft pick fails, when, at the time of the selection, a team believes they chose the best player available, but as time passed, it became … Continue reading

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“We Could Have Had…?!”: Washington Capitals Draft Day Regrets – 2000 Through 2010

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Throughout the existence of the NHL, teams and fans have experienced their fair share of draft pick fails, when, at the time of the selection, a team believes they chose the best player available, but as … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Craig Berube

Craig Berube is currently the Head Coach of the St Louis Blues, one of the participants in the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals.  However, before he became a coach, he had a long career as an NHL player for numerous teams … Continue reading

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I Went to a Nationals Game and a Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Celebration Broke Out

Photos: @Capitals Most people who know me know that my one of my main passions outside of hockey is baseball, specifically the Washington Nationals and the St. Louis Cardinals.  As luck would have it, my husband and I had tickets … Continue reading

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