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Japers' Rink Oct 21, 2014
The Noon Number: Iron Men on the Blueline

The Noon Number: Iron Men on the Blueline

A look at a pair of durable defenders 300 - Number of consecutive games Karl Alzner will have suited up for when he plays tomorrow night in Edmonton, trailing frequent defensive partner John Carlson by just two games. More from CapsToday: Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner is scheduled to play in his 300th consecutive game on Wednesday at Edmonton. Alzner ranks sixth on the Capitals’ franchise consecutive games played list, two games behind teammate John Carlson, who played in his 300th consecutive game on Oct. 16 vs. New Jersey. During the last four seasons, Alzner and Carlson are two of...
Washington Post Oct 18, 2014

Caps Insider: In 500th career game, Nicklas Backstrom looking for 500th career point

Before training camp began, during those veteran-run, no-coaches-allowed morning skates, Karl Alzner noticed Nicklas Backstrom trying something new. It was a simple toe drag maneuver, nothing fancy, reflective of the muted way Backstrom carried himself on the ice. The Capitals center and alternate captain brought the move into several intrasquad scrimmages, to the point that Alzner felt compelled to ask. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Oct 14, 2014

Karl Alzner: 'We stopped feeling sorry for ourselves'

You would have never thought the Capitals could salvage a point after a terrible first period on Tuesday. Karl Alzner knows why.
Japers' Rink Sep 23, 2014
The Noon Countdown: Alzner's Apples

The Noon Countdown: Alzner's Apples

Counting down the days until the 2014-15 season with a look at Karl Alzner's helpful nature 16 - Number of days remaining until the Caps open the 2014-15 season. But it's also... ...the number of assists for Karl Alzner in 2013-14. He tied his career high in that department, matching the 16 helpers he picked up in 2011-12, and set a new career-high in points with 18. Not a mind-blowing total by any stretch, but good enough for third-most points among Caps' defensemen... a mere 19 points (and 11 assists) behind second-place John Carlson's 37.

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