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CSN Washington Dec 11, 2014

Karl Alzner on what it's like to hold his first baby

Karl Alzner became a Dad for the first time on Wednesday night. He hopes to celebrate tonight.
Washington Post Dec 11, 2014

Caps Insider: Karl Alzner on ‘dad strength’ and the ‘weird feeling’ of becoming a father

Karl Alzner walked into the locker room thumping his hands and rapping the lyrics to “Big Poppa,” the Notorious B.I.G. song not exactly about the miracle of childbirth, though for the Capitals defenseman it would suffice. At 7:22 p.m., Wednesday night, Karl’s wife Mandi gave birth to the couple’s first child, a daughter they named Stella Raay, and now here came the lap of congratulations.Read full article >>

Karl Alzner on ‘dad strength’ and the ‘weird feeling’ of becoming a father

Karl Alzner walked into the locker room thumping his hands and rapping the lyrics to “Big Poppa,” the Notorious B.I.G. song not exactly about the miracle of childbirth, though for the Capitals defenseman it would suffice. At 7:22 p.m., Wednesday night, Karl’s wife Mandi gave birth to the couple’s first child, a daughter they named […]
Washington Post Dec 8, 2014

Washington Capitals aim to be the toughest on the block

Karl Alzner hasn’t stuffed box scores with goals and assists since his younger days, so these days the Washington Capitals defenseman draws pride from more mundane statistics, such as blocked shots. Alzner enjoyed the praise teammates offered whenever he took pucks off his body, sure, but the task was also integral to his job description, even more so over recent years. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Nov 24, 2014

Carlson, Alzner talk 'insane' iron man streaks

John Carlson and Karl Alzner would need to play in every game through the next seven-plus seasons to have a shot at the NHL's Iron Man streak.
Washington Post Nov 21, 2014

As Karl Alzner adapts to new system, Coach Barry Trotz’s would like to see more physical play

The forwards stood along the boards during a recent practice at Gila River Arena in Arizona, short-staffed by injury and gassed, so Washington Capitals assistant coach Blaine Forsythe summoned help from an unlikely source. “Hey, Alzie,” he shouted across the ice. “Want to play forward?” Read full article >>

On road trip, Capitals brought back the rookie dinner, with eight splitting the bill

DENVER – The Capitals hadn’t had a rookie dinner for several years, due to crammed schedules and the lockout season, so several players long past being officially classified as such by the NHL found themselves on the hook when the tradition was revived Sunday night in Arizona. “It’s kind of unique,” defenseman Karl Alzner said. […]
Washington Post Nov 21, 2014

Caps Insider: On road trip, Capitals brought back the rookie dinner, with eight splitting the bill

DENVER — The Capitals hadn’t had a rookie dinner for several years, due to crammed schedules and the lockout season, so several players long past being officially classified as such by the NHL found themselves on the hook when the tradition was revived Sunday night in Arizona. “It’s kind of unique,” defenseman Karl Alzner said. “You’re pretty lucky when you get that many guys. I guess the rookies are kind of lucky, because they get to split it.” Read full article >>

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