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.

From Kolzig to Holtby: Looking at the Washington Capitals’ Goalie Carousel – Part 2

Photo: Elsa/Getty Images For many years, Olaf Kolzig manned the goal-crease in Washington, backstopping the Capitals to an appearance in the 1998 Stanley Cup Finals. However, in the mid-2000’s the Capitals invested in the future in net by drafting youngsters … Continue reading

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Bruce Boudreau – Getting the Gang Back Together with the Minnesota Wild

Back on July 1, 2018, the Minnesota Wild signed forwards Eric Fehr and Matt Hendricks to one-year contracts.  You may recall both Fehr and Hendricks previously played for Wild Head Coach, Bruce Boudreau, when Boudreau coached the Hershey Bears and … Continue reading

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From Kolzig to Holtby: Looking At the Washington Capitals’ Goalie Carousel – Part 1

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images To Washington Capitals fans, the 2006 NHL Entry Draft is best known as the draft in which the Capitals drafted Nicklas Backstrom with the fourth overall pick.  At the same time, the Caps realized that longtime franchise … Continue reading

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Capitals Milestones Achieved in First Ten Games of the 2018-19 Season

Several Washington Capitals players have achieved career milestones during the first ten games of the 2018-19 season:

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Washington Capitals’ Scout Terry Richardson’s Day With the Stanley Cup

Photos: Global News On Wednesday, October 24, Washington Capitals’ Western Scout, Terry Richardson, had his day with the Stanley Cup.  The Cup was at Richardson’s house in Langley, British Columbia where they shared it with family and friends.   (Reminder, you can … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Dino Ciccarelli

Over their 44-year history, the Capitals have had a number of high profile names don the team sweater, and many of those had success with the team or became household names at other points in their NHL careers. Many of … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospect Kody Clark Gets Game Winning Goal for Ottawa 67’s

On Sunday, October 28, Capitals prospect Kody Clark scored the game winning goal for the Ottawa 67’s, giving them a 4-3 victory over the Sudbury Wolves. Clark, 19, was the Capitals’ second-round pick (47th overall) this past June.

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Brian Sutherby’s Day With the Stanley Cup in Edmonton, Alberta

Friday, October 26 was Brian Sutherby’s day with the Stanley Cup in Edmonton, Alberta.  Brian played with the Washington Capitals from 2002 through 2008 before he got traded away.  After concluding his professional career in 2013, he took a position … Continue reading

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Retro Rebuild: A Review Of The Ovechkin-Era Rebuild; Gabby, Guns and Groins

Photos: NHL via Getty Images In 2002-03, the Washington Capitals finished second to the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Southeast Division and would ultimately lose to Tampa Bay in the first round of the post season. The expectation for the … Continue reading

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Olaf Kolzig Has His Day with The Stanley Cup

Tuesday was Olaf “Olie” Kolzig’s day with the Stanley Cup. Kolzig, a former goaltender for the Washington Capitals, is currently serving as a development coach for the organization. Kolzig is also currently part owner of the Tri-City Americans of the … Continue reading

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