Tag Archives: Diane Doyle

Washington Capitals Second Quarter Review – 2018-2019 Season

With the Washington Capitals having played 41 games in the 2018-2019 season, it is time to conduct a second quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at the second quarter of the Capitals’ season … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores 30th Goal For 14th Consecutive Season

Photo: Joe Puetz/NHLI via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin scored his 30th goal of the season at 15:34 in the first period of the game between the Washington Capitals and the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night.  It tied the game … Continue reading

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A Comparison of The Washington Capitals’ “Young Guns” Era with Today’s Toronto Maple Leafs

Photo: NHL There was a time when Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom were not the experienced, well-rounded leaders that led the Capitals to the team’s first championship this past spring, but young players with a thirst for the Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Prospect Report – December, 2018

Welcome to the third installment of NoVa Caps’ monthly prospect reports for the 2018-2019 Washington Capitals. This report summarizes activities for each of the Capitals’ prospects for the month of December 2018, and provides an overall “Trending” rating for each … Continue reading

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Aging Like a Fine Wine: Alex Ovechkin’s Fantastic Start to the 2018-19 Season More Spectacular Than Meets the Eye

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images With the Capitals at the Christmas break of the 2018-19 season, captain Alex Ovechkin has already scored 29 goals and added 14 assists for a total of 43 points in the 34 games … Continue reading

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From Kolzig to Holtby: Looking at the Washington Capitals’ Goalie Carousel – Part 5 of 5

Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports NoVa Caps is currently presenting a multi-part review of the Capitals’ search for a starting goaltender to replace longtime netminder Olaf Kolzig after his departure in 2008, and how it led to the rise … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Prospect Report – November, 2018

Welcome to the second installment of NoVa Caps’ monthly prospect reports for the 2018-2019 Washington Capitals. This report summarizes activities for each Capitals’ prospect for the month of November, 2018, and provides an overall “Trending” rating for each player. We … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores His 625th Career Goal – Ties Joe Sakic and Jarome Iginla

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin keeps piling up the milestones.  In the Washington Capitals’ 4-1 victory against the New York Islanders on Monday, Alex Ovechkin scored the team’s fourth goal, an empty net goal.  This goal ties him … Continue reading

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From Kolzig to Holtby: Looking at the Washington Capitals’ Goalie Carousel – Part 3

Photo: Greg Fiume/Getty Images North America NoVa Caps is currently examining the Capitals’ search for a starting goalie to replace longtime goalie, Olaf Kolzig in 2008 and how it led to the rise of current starter Braden Holtby. In Part … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals First Quarter Review: 2018-2019 Season

Photo: Will Newton/Getty Images With the Washington Capitals having played 21 games in the 2018-2019 season, it is time to do a quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at the first quarter of … Continue reading

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