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Karl Alzner challenges Brett Ritchie, gets punched a lot in third career NHL fight

There was once a time Caps fans believed Karl Alzner was a nice, humble Canadian boy from Burnaby, British Columbia. Since signing with the Montreal Canadiens, however, we’ve seen a different side of Alzner: a savage, take-no-prisoners enforcer who has an addiction to face-punching. Alzner, who is not taking any of your ish this season, got in his second fight in less than a month...
8 days ago

NHL 2017 year in review: July

2017 has been quite a busy year in the hockey world. There have been several big trades, the first expansion team in over 15 years and much more. Over the coming days, PHR will take a look back at the top stories from around the game on a month-by-month basis. Next up is a look at July.Free agent frenzy: As always, July started with a firestorm of free agent contracts. Even with...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
December 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Karl Alzner Brings New Potential for the Montreal Canadiens

Karl Alzner is going to be a notable new face for the Montreal Canadiens. Upon reading an article about Alzner in the Montreal Gazette, it’s clear that opponents should watch out for Alzner when the season rolls around in October. The truth is that Alzner isn’t something super special on the ice. Actually, he’s quite average. But oddly enough, his average playing style might be a...
Via isportsweb.com
September 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner has sports hernia surgery

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) The Washington Capitals say defenseman Karl Alzner had sports hernia surgery and is expected to be ''completely healthy'' before the start of next season. Alzner had the operation Wednesday. He was injured during Washington's second-round playoff loss to eventual Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh. Alzner had four goals and 17 assists during the regular season...
Via Associated Press
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Timeline: Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner undergoes surgery

Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner underwent sports hernia surgery to repair his pelvic floor on Wednesday morning, the team announced.Based on the nature of the procedure,
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Capitals' Karl Alzner talks groin injury that forced him out of Game 6

The Capitals’ most devastating injury of the season came in the final game of the playoffs when franchise Iron Man Karl Alzner felt his groin pop.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Karl Alzner's lower body injury stopped him from returning to Game 6

PITTSBURGH – Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner, an Iron Man throughout the regular season, simply could not find the strength in his groin to finish
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Michael Latta Kisses Teammate Karl Alzner on Helmet Following Alzner’s Go-Ahead Goal

It is hard to match the wide range of emotions during the NHL playoffs, as exemplified by Capitals forward Michael Latta. Karl Alzner scored the go-ahead goal in the second period of the Capitals 5-1 win over the New York Islanders in Game 5, and that emotion just took over Latta. After Alzner went through the routine glove slaps with teammates, Latta took his joy to another level...
Via KCM Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Karl Alzner Wears Sunglasses to Fight off Sun at Winter Classic

One of the negatives of playing hockey games outdoor can be the glare of the sun. That was the case for the 2015 Bridgestone Winter Classic in Washington at Nationals Park. In fact it was such a deal the start of the game was threaten by sizzling sun. One Capitals’ player, defenseman Karl Alzner, had the smart idea to combat the sun by wearing sunglasses underneath his visor. When...
Via KCM Sports
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps' Alzner unveils tat that took two years

Washington Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner has been working on his first tattoo for about two years now and didn’t want it shown off to the public until he finally had it finished.  Alzner unveiled the tattoo through a series of tweets and had this to say about it prior to it being finished: Another Alzner note: he’s in the process of getting his first tattoo on his right arm. It...
Via Diehardsport
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

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