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 First Quarter Review: 2019-20 Season

Photo: NHL via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals having played 20 games in the 2019-2020 season, it’s time For our annual quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at the first quarter of … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Passes Mike Gartner For Seventh In Multi-Goal Games and Passes Phil Housley for Career Points; Nicklas Backstrom Passes Peter Forsberg

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images In Thursday night’s tilt against the Florida Panthers, Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in the second period.  The multi-goal outing is the 136th game in his career where he has scored more than one goal, allowing … Continue reading

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A Look At The Championship Parades In Washington D.C. Sports History

The 2019 Washington Nationals Championship parade is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. EDT on Saturday.  It will start at 15th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, near the Washington Monument, then proceed east along Constitution, and end at Pennsylvania Avenue … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores 668th And 669th Career Goals; Passes Luc Robitaille for 12th on All Time List For Career Goals; Ties Norm Ullman in Career Points

Photo: Mark Blinch/Getty Images Alex Ovechkin scored the 668th and 669th goals of his NHL career against the Toronto Maple Leafs Tuesday night.  He moved ahead of Luc Robitaille for twelth place on the All Time list.

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Alex Ovechkin Scores 668th Career Goal; Ties Luc Robitaille in Goals – 12th on All Time List

Alex Ovechkin scored the 668th goal of his NHL career against the Toronto Maple Leafs Tuesday night.  He is now tied for twelth place on the All Time list with Luc Robitaille.

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Nicklas Backstrom Now In Fifth Place for Assists Among Swedish Born NHL Players

Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Image Late in the second period of the Washington Capitals 5-3 victory over the Calgary Flames, Alex Ovechkin scored the Caps third goal of the game to put the Caps ahead 3-2.  He was … Continue reading

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Kevin Kaminski Gets Surprise, Ice Arena Named For Him in Hometown, Churchbridge, Saskatchewan

Former Washington Capitals player, Kevin Kaminski, who played with the Caps between 1993-1997, is now currently Head Coach and General Manager of the La Ronge Ice Wolves Hockey Club, a junior hockey team in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL).  … Continue reading

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‘Miracle on Ice’ Team Appears At Sports Memorabilia Show

Where can you find most of members of the 1980 Miracle on Ice hockey team in one place? To not just see but to meet and greet?  Answer: at the CSA Show held at the Dulles Expo Center on Sunday … Continue reading

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Caps Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Dallas Stars – October 17, 1995

The Washington Capitals beat the Dallas Stars 4-1 on Saturday night for their first regulation win in Dallas since October 17, 1995.  In our latest Caps Retro Recap, we take a look back at the Capitals last regulation win in “Big … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Passes Luc Robitaille On All-Time Power Play Goals, Reaches and Approaches Other Milestones in Loss to Nashville

Frederick Breedon/Getty Images While the Capitals’ 6-5 loss to the Nashville Predators ended in less than spectacular fashion, there were a few bright spots in the contest, including continued production from blueliner John Carlson, and more notably, two power play … Continue reading

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