Tuesday, September 20, 2011.
Alexander the Great on the front page of the Washington Post; tonight Capitals will play their first preseason game of 2011/12 NHL season against Nashville Predators at First Mariner in Baltimore.
Mike Vogel, WashingtonCaps.com:
Each of Washington’s vaunted “Young Guns” foursome of Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Alexander Semin and Mike Green is expected to suit up for Tuesday’s pre-season opener in Baltimore. Washington will be bringing along a veteran group of forwards and a more youthful blueline corps.