Karl Alzner RUMORS & NEWS

  • Alzner: I'd sit out rest of playoffs if we can win Stanley Cup

    NHL.com "Washington Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner continues to progress in his recovery from an upper-body injury, but will not play in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Second Round against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Verizon Center on Thursday (7:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SN, TVA Sports). Coach Barry Trotz..." April 27

  • Capitals’ Karl Alzner ‘improving,’ and Barry Trotz would consider dressing seven defensemen

    Washington Post "Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner is “improving” in his recovery from an undisclosed upper-body injury, Washington Coach Barry Trotz said on Saturday. Alzner has been skating for the past three days, and on Friday, he participated in the morning skate with his teammates, indicating that he’s nearing..." April 22

  • Karl Alzner of Capitals out for Game 4 on Wednesday

    NHL.com "Washington Capitals Defenseman Karl Alzner will miss his second straight game with an upper-body injury when the Capitals face the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Air Canada Centre on Wednesday (7 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports 2, CSN-DC). Alzner, 28, did..." April 18

  • Alzner a game-time decision, could be replaced by Schmidt

    Washington Post "Defenseman Karl Alzner missed the Washington Capitals’ morning skate on Monday, and Coach Barry Trotz said the reliable blue-liner is a “game-time decision” for tonight’s pivotal playoff contest. The team attributed Alzner’s absence to taking a “maintenance day,” and if Alzner doesn’t play in Game..." April 17

  • Re-signing pending UFA Alzner won’t be cheap for Capitals

    Pro Hockey Talk "Karl Alzner has been a Washington Capital throughout his entire NHL career, but that might change this off-season. Alzner, who was selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2007 draft, is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1st, and bringing him back won’t be cheap for..." November 28