It’s that glorious time of year again as hockey season finally kicks off tonight. The Capitals don’t open up their 2011-12 campaign until Saturday at home against Carolina, but our preview is out in print and online today. Here’s a roundup of links to check out:
— Roster analysis: A look at each Capital and the projected lineup.
— Keys to the Caps’ season: Captain Ovechkin, the power play and ego management.
— Karl Alzner, half of the Capitals’ shutdown duo on defense, will be online Friday after practice (between noon and 12:30 p.m.) to answer your questions about the upcoming season.
— After that, chat with the Caps beat writers at 1 p.m.
— Coming up later today, some of our favorite Caps bloggers give us their take on the year ahead.
— Tarik El-Bashir previews the season on Post Sports Live: