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.

Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goal 791 In 3-0 Win Over Calgary Flames

Screen cap: NBC Sports Alex Ovechkin scored the 791st goal of his career in a 3-0 win over the Calgary Flames and is now just nine goals away from reaching the 800-goal plateau. He is just 11 goals away from … Continue reading

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Holiday Spirit: Capitals And Penguins Begin Weekend Of Fisticuffs With “Fight Night In Landover” 33 Years Ago Tonight

33 years ago tonight the Washington Capitals’ traditional arch-rivals, the Pittsburgh Penguins, came to the Capital Center in Landover, Maryland, for the first game of a home-and-home set between the two teams. The weekend series would turn into a post-Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Ivan Miroshnichenko: “I Decided That I Needed to Pull Myself Together And Be Positive”

Photo: HC Hawks/VHL Washington Capitals forward prospect Ivan Miroshnichenko was recently promoted from Avangard Omsk’s MHL club to their VHL club and recorded primary assists for the team’s first and last goals in their 3-2 victory on Monday.

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Washington Capitals First Quarter Review: 2022-23 Season

Photo: AP Photo/Nick Wass The Washington Capitals have completed 20 games of their 2022-2023 schedule, approximately 24% of the season. As a result, it’s time for our regular quarterly review of the team.

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Ivan Miroshnichenko: “I Will Prove That The Club Did Not Make A Mistake With The Choice.”

Photo: HC Omsk Hawks Washington Capitals forward prospect Ivan Miroshnichenko has made a triumphant return to the game hockey after being treated for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and finally being cleared to play on November 8. Miroshnichenko has played in six games with … Continue reading

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Capitals College Credits: Mitchell Gibson Remains Undefeated, Brent Johnson Scores First Of The Season

Screen cap: Harvard Men’s Hockey The college hockey season has been off and running for about a month and a half now, so it’s a good time to check in on the Capitals’ student-athletes to see how their seasons are … Continue reading

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Milestones In Missouri: Alex Ovechkin Continues Climb Up NHL’’s All-Time Points Ladder

Photo: NHL In Thursday night’s 5-4 shootout loss to the St. Louis Blues, Alex Ovechkin scored a goal and recorded two assists for three points in the game. Those three points gave him 1,428 NHL points, allowing him to move … Continue reading

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Ivan Miroshnichenko Continues Scoring Streak For Fifth-Consecutive Game – 2 Goals And A Fight Today

Photo: Avangard Omsk Washington Capitals first-round draft pick Ivan Miroshnichenko continues his triumphant return to the game of hockey, extending his scoring streak to five-consecutive games. On Wednesday afternoon, he scored two goals and also had a fight in Omsk … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospects Damian Riat, Tobias Geisser And Ludwig Persson Participate In International Tournaments

Photo: Lausanne Hockey Club In North America, November 11 is associated with Veterans’ Day in the United States and Remembrance Day in Canada. But for European hockey players, it is a time typically associated with the first international hockey tournaments … Continue reading

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Garnet Hathaway and Pat Maroon Both Get Fined For Altercation

Photo: Canadian Press/NHL via Getty Images Friday night’s game between the Washington Capitals and the Tampa Bay Lightning was a wild and wooly affair that featured a five-minute major match penalty, multiple fights, a line brawl, and multiple misconduct penalties.

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