Rookie camp for your Washington Capitals kicked off yesterday, and Russell and I begin to preview the Caps' Southeast Division rivals, and what to focus on during division matchups in 2011-12. The Winnipeg Jets will be the last SE team that the Caps will face for the first time -- on November 17th -- in the new campaign, but the first that we'll preview.
Tonight at 9 pm Eastern we welcome Ed Tait of the Winnipeg Free Press to the show, to discuss how the Jets might match up against the Caps in their six tilts this season, the status of recent ex-Cap Eric Fehr and, uh, heavyweight D-man Dustin Byfuglien, how the Jets team plans to manage its brutal travel schedule, the franchise's new identity, and more.
Do waves of nostalgia have you excitedly awaiting that first Caps game in the 'Peg? (Perhaps you're even planning a road trip up there this year?) Do you have any memories of this game? Or are you ambivalent about the new Jets, simply thinking about your team's increased travel burden?
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