Tag Archives: History

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

Washington Capitals Under normal circumstances, the NHL at this point in the year, would be conducting its latest regular season action, with teams just beginning an 82-game schedule in preparation for the following spring’s playoffs. However, the COVID pandemic has … Continue reading

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52 In A Decade – Remembering Mike Green’s Time With the Washington Capitals

Greg Fiume/Getty Images North America A few days ago, former and longtime Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green, announced his retirement from the NHL after 15 seasons, 10 of them in Washington. Over the course of his time in the District, … Continue reading

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The Ice Is Flying: A Look at the Playoff History Between the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images As the Washington Capitals prepare to meet the Philadelphia Flyers in Thursday’s round robin game to determine playoff seeding, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle is taking a quick look back at the playoff history between the Capitals … Continue reading

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Skating Into the Past: A Look At the Washington Capitals’ Playoff History

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America With the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs just around the corner in the league’s delayed postseason schedule, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle examines the playoff history for the Washington Capitals, who are coming off a 3-2 exhibition … Continue reading

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Let’s Go (Development) Camping: A Look Back At the Washington Capitals’ Development Camp of 2010

Photo: John McDonald/The Washington Post As I [NoVa Caps’ writer Diane Doyle] sit here writing this piece on a hot sunny day in July 2020, I think about what the summer season should represent. Normally, early July is the time … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin and the Dynamic Dynamos – Russian Super League Champions 15 Years Ago

Photo: KHL 15 years ago, the NHL season was cancelled due to a lockout. As a result, numerous NHL players signed contracts to play in the Russian Super League, while other players, who might normally have come over from Russia … Continue reading

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Interview with Alex Ovechkin’s First Professional Hockey Coach

Photos: Sport Express Igor Rabiner of Sports Express in Russia is currently interviewing the coaches who worked with Alex Ovechkin before he left Russia to play in North America.  Most recently Rabiner conducted an interview with Alex Ovechkin’s first professional … Continue reading

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Friday the Thirteenth – Ode to the Jasons

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America Fans of the “Friday the Thirteenth” series of movies are familiar with the fact that the main character in the movie series was named Jason Voorhees.  With Friday, March 13, approaching, NoVa Caps takes a … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Al Jensen

NHL Over their nearly 46 seasons in the National Hockey League, the Washington Capitals have employed the services of a number of notable goaltenders, from household names such as Olaf Kolzig and Braden Holtby, to less notable names such as … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Regional Rivalry – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers – March 3, 1984

NHL The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have long been natural rivals. Over the nearly 46 seasons the Capitals have been in the league, the two Eastern Conference and Atlantic region teams have met multiples times during the regular … Continue reading

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