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Japers' Rink Mar 25, 2015

The Noon Number: Stability in the Stable

A look at the relative stability of the 2014-15 Capitals' lineup 26 - Players who have appeared in at least five games for the Caps this season, the fewest to reach that mark in any season in team history (though if Cameron Schilling gets one more game or some other unlikely event(s) should occur, the team would tie or surpass the previous low of 27). The Caps can also tie the franchise record for most players appearing in every game in a season (seven - Karl Alzner, Nicklas Backstrom, Troy Brouwer, John Carlson, Marcus Johansson, Matt Niskanen and Joel Ward), currently have fewer 10-game...
Washington Post Mar 12, 2015

Caps Insider: After loss to Rangers, gaining ground will be ‘a tough hill to climb’

When the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers filed from Verizon Center late Wednesday night, they exited on opposite tracks. The latter had surged toward the NHL’s best record, eclipsing the 90-point barrier and rocketing into first place in the Metropolitan Division. The former had spent months chasing the clubs ahead of them and now, thanks to a 3-1 defeat, another two-goal loss dealt by the Rangers, their quest to catch up just got tougher. “This was not a must-win game, but as close as you can get to that,” defenseman Karl Alzner said. “We would’ve really liked to have...
Washington Post Feb 28, 2015

Jack Hillen out, Tim Gleason in

Saturday afternoon, after the Washington Capitals finalized their first trade this regular season, defenseman Karl Alzner looked several feet to his left, at the locker stall of a ghost. The skates and pads were still on their hooks, the nameplate still hung over the shin guards, but the occupant was gone. Right before practice, Alzner and his teammates learned defenseman Jack Hillen and a fourth-round pick had been shipped to the Carolina Hurricanes for another blue-liner, Tim Gleason, and the shock was still fresh.Read full article >>

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