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.

Washington Capitals Ties To The 2023 Stanley Cup Finals

Photo: Toronto Star The Stanley Cup Finals are set to begin Saturday night when the Vegas Golden Knights host the Florida Panthers, as both teams look to hoist their first ever Stanley Cup. [Preview here]. Both participants include one player who … Continue reading

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It’s Like Deja Vu All Over Again: 2023 NHL Playoffs – Flashback to Playoffs Past

Photo: Karl B. DeBlaker/AP In many ways, the 2023 Stanley Cup playoffs has provided similarities and evoked memories of past playoffs. The teams and the players may be different but in many ways the stories are like the past, especially … Continue reading

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Checking In On Former Washington Capitals Goaltenders In The 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Capitals did not qualify for the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs this season, but several former Capitals goaltenders are playing for teams that are still playing hockey, including three goaltenders that were in the … Continue reading

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Bandwagon Adoption Guide For Caps Fans Following The 2023 NHL Playoffs

Photo: US Adult Literacy What’s a Capitals fan to do with their team missing the playoffs this season? Some fans will skip watching the hockey playoffs and focus on watching another sport, or even concentrate more on non-sports activities.

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Ethen Frank, Hunter Shepard And Riley Sutter Among Recipients Of Hershey Bears 2022-23 Annual Player Awards

Photo: Twitter: @TheHersheyBears The Hershey Bears announced their annual player awards for the 2022-23 season on Saturday night, just prior to their regular season finale against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Capitals prospects Ethen Frank, Dylan McIlrath, Riley Sutter, Gabriel Carlsson … Continue reading

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Quinnipiac Bobcats Beat Minnesota Golden Gophers in NCAA Frozen Four Final

Photo: Quinnipiac Men’s Hockey Saturday night was the much-anticipated showdown between the #1 Minnesota Golden Gophers and the #2 Quinnipiac Bobcats in the final of the 2023 NCAA Frozen Four. The matchup included two Washington Capitals prospects, defenseman Ryan Chesley … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospects Ryan Chesley, Chase Clark, Advance to Frozen Four Final

Photo: Chris O’Meara, Associated Press The NCAA Frozen Four began on Thursday at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. The final four included two Washington Capitals prospects, defenseman Ryan Chesley of the Minnesota Golden Gophers, and goaltender Chase Clark of the … Continue reading

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Storming Back To Catch The Hurricanes – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Carolina Hurricanes – April 1, 2008

Photo: UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch The Carolina Hurricanes came to the Verizon Center (now Capital One Arena) on April 1, 2008, which was a rematch of two teams only a week prior. At the time, the Canes were in first place … Continue reading

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Examining The Misses: Washington Capitals Non-Playoff Seasons Since 1982-83

Photo: Barstool The Washington Capitals missed the playoffs during their first eight seasons of existence, but after that, missing the playoffs was relatively rare for the franchise. Since the 1982-83 season, the first season the Capitals qualified for the playoffs, … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospects Set To Do Battle In NCAA Tournament

Photo: Harvard University Hockey The NCAA Men’s Hockey tournament is set to begin this week, with three Washington Capitals prospects – Ryan Chesley, Mitchell Gibson, and Chase Clark, all competing in the season’s final collegiate tournament.

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