Post Tagged with: "Karl Alzner"


Late Birthday Prospects: The Biggest Risks Of The NHL Draft?

On June 22nd, 2007 the Boston Bruins selected forward Zach Hamill 8th overall in that year’s NHL Entry Draft. At first glance, the pick didn’t look so bad. Hamill was […]

by · January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Washington defenseman Brooks Orpik (Tom Turk/THW)

How the Washington Capitals Defense Improved

The revamped Washington Capitals blue line has moved Barry Trotz’s squad closer to competing for a Stanley Cup championship. They’re a legit contender yet, but with the growth of a […]

by · January 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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The Strangest Superstitions in NHL History

As professional athletes, NHL hockey players will do what ever it takes to be successful on the ice. On top of their on and off ice training and preparation, many […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 2 comments · Hockey History, Humor
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John Carlson: Washington Capitals 2014-15 Player Preview

Consistency is something that is valuable in the NHL.  If there has been one bright spot on the Capitals blueline for the past several years, it has been John Carlson.  […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Braden Holtby will now have Justin Peters behind him and Philip Grubauer waiting in the wings in the AHL, so there is definitely a scenario for healthy competition here. (Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

Why the Washington Capitals Penalty Kill Can Improve

Compared to their elite power play the Washington Capitals penalty kill isn’t a strong part of the team. They finished 16th in the NHL last season with an 82% success […]

by · August 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
P.K. Subban: Capitals Offer Sheet Target?

P.K. Subban: Capitals Offer Sheet Target?

With Subban Set To Become A Restricted Free Agent, Should the Capitals Throw An Offer Sheet at Him? An NHL offer sheet situation is a rarity in the hockey world.  […]

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2013-2014 Capitals Report Card: Defensemen and Goaltenders (Part 2 of 3)

How Did the Washington Capitals Defensemen and Goaltenders Perform in 2013-2014? Welcome to Part Two of the Capitals Report Card!  In this article, this writer will evaluate the performances of […]

by · April 30, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals Roster Preview: Defensemen

The Washington Capitals enter this season with a solid collective group of forwards and two young amd most definitely capable NHL goalies. The biggest problem on their team that could […]

by · October 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Previews and Predictions, Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: Eight Olympic Invitees To Watch

Eight Washington Capitals’ players will take part of the 2014 Winter Olympics this winter, as the hockey tournament takes place in Sochi, Russia. The Olympic break is set to run […]

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Washington Capitals: Dmitry Orlov’s Future

The Washington Capitals locked up left handed defenseman Karl Alzner earlier this week, giving them three lefties on their NHL roster through the 2014-2015 season. There are numerous talented defensive […]

by · July 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Prospects, Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals Re-Sign Karl Alzner

The Washington Capitals locked one of their two remaining restricted free agents on Wednesday, re-signing defenseman Karl Alzner to a four year contract. The 24 year old reliable blue liner […]

by · July 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Washington Capitals
Jeff Skinner - another in a long list of head injury sufferers (Icon SMI)

Washington Capitals Re-Sign Kundratek, Buy-Out Schultz

  The Washington Capitals and General Manager George McPhee got their offseason started on Tuesday, making two key decisions for the future on the Capitals’ blue line. They re-signed the […]

by · July 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Washington Capitals