Tag Archives: Dave Christian

A Night Of “Firsts” On Valentine’s Day in Calgary: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Calgary Flames – February 14, 1985

Photo: Calgary Flames In February of 1985, the Capitals were in first place in the Patrick Division, trying to hold-off the Philadelphia Flyers, who were close on their heels in second place. On February 14, the Capitals played the second … Continue reading

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Penalty Parade and Goals Galore: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals at New York Rangers – October 13, 1986

Photo: NHL The Capitals have opened their season against the Rangers on a few occasions, including their first game ever back on October 9, 1974. One particularly memorable matchup took place on October 13, 1986 at Madison Square Garden.

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Fight Night in Landover: Retro Recap – New York Rangers @ Washington Capitals – October 13, 1989

Photo: NHL The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have been rival clubs for the majority of the Capitals’ time in the National Hockey League. Over the nearly 47 seasons the Capitals have been in the league, the two Eastern … Continue reading

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Building An Era of Improvement: A Look Back At the 1983-84 Washington Capitals Season

For many longtime Capitals fans, memories of the 1982-83 season, which saw the Washington Capitals become perennial Stanley Cup Playoff contenders, are likely still relatively fresh some 38 years later. In this look back, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle takes a … Continue reading

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A Gould-en Comeback – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Winnipeg Jets – October 30, 1983

Washington Capitals Under normal circumstances, barring strikes, lockouts, or pandemics, the NHL starts their regular season action during the month of October, starting their 82 game regular season.  By the end of October, games are well under way and the … 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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Many Goals Scored and 30 Years Ago: A Look Back at the Washington Capitals’ 1989-90 Season

Photo: NHL For most of the 1970’s, the Capitals were a terrible team who usually finished dead last in their division and often dead last in the league as a whole. The team didn’t qualify for the playoffs until the … Continue reading

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Warroad Road Warriors and the Washington Capitals

Warroad is a small town in northern Minnesota with a population of approximately 1700 people, and is located on the Lake of the Woods, about 6 miles from the Canadian border. 

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Washington Capitals Alumni Profile: Dave Christian

Photo: Monumental Network Over the years, the Capitals’ roster has featured players that represented their respective countries in the Winter Olympics (when the NHL allowed player participation), whether during their respective careers in Washington or before or after. One such … Continue reading

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