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.

Capitals’ Mark Nemish and Steve Bowman Have Their Day With The Stanley Cup

Photo: @keeperofthecup Sunday, July 15 was the day that Mark Nemish, the Washington Capitals Strength and Conditioning Coach, was scheduled to spend with the Stanley Cup.  He started his day at the Inova Loudoun Hospital in Leesburg, Virginia. (The lastest … Continue reading

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Retro Recap – October 17, 1974 – The Washington Capitals First Ever Win

Photo: Washington Capitals Going into the game on October 17, 1974, the Chicago Blackhawks were one of the NHL’s powerhouse teams.  They had won the Stanley Cup just two years before and had earned 105 points the previous season which … Continue reading

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Nathan Walker Ties the Knot In Sydney, Australia

Photo: @Walks__12 Nathan Walker married his long time girlfriend, Tayla Billinghurst, at the Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney, Australia Saturday evening.  Among the guests in attendance were fellow Capital, Chandler Stephenson, and his girlfriend, Tasha Maltmann who had flown in to … Continue reading

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Capitals Statistical Comparison Between 2017-18 With Previous Season

Image: Washington Capitals Championship video trailer In this edition of stats analysis, NoVa Caps compares Washington Capitals player statistics between the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons.  This includes those who improved the most in each of the major statistical categories and … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana’s Day with the Stanley Cup

Photos: Washington Capitals July 11, 2018 was the designated day for Capitals’ winger, Jakub Vrana, to have the Stanley Cup.  It was a historic day in that it was the first time the Stanley Cup had ever been in Prague, … Continue reading

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Preview of Jakub Vrana’s Day With the Cup

Jakub Vrana’s Day with the Stanley Cup is scheduled for Wednesday, July 11, 2018.  His plans for the Cup include a visit to the cemetery to visit the grave of his grandmother who had died during the 2017-18 season. You … Continue reading

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Recap of Michal Kempny’s Day With the Stanley Cup

Photo: @Capitals July 10 was Washington Capitals Defenseman Michal Kempny’s day with the Stanley Cup. Upon receiving the Cup the evening before at his residence in Hodonin, Czech Republic, Kempny held a barbecue in his backyard.  He held up the … Continue reading

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Michal Kempny’s “Day with the Cup” Preview

Photos: @Capitals The Stanley Cup has left Moscow, Russia and is now in the Czech Republic.  Earlier today, Washington Capitals winger, Jakub Vrana, posted a picture of the Cup when it arrived as the Vaclav Havel Airport in Prague, Czech … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin’s Second Day with the Stanley Cup

Photo: Tom Guilitti/ There is an old saying that goes, “Rank has its privileges”.  Within the NHL, so do team captains. This is no evidence more greater than Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin getting a second “Day with the Stanley Cup”.  … Continue reading

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The Capitals Come to Washington: Expansion of the Washington Hockey Franchise

On June 4, 1972, the National Hockey League (NHL) board of governors awarded Washington, DC and Kansas City expansion franchises who would be the 17th and 18th franchises in the NHL. 

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