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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.

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