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Capitals Insider Archive: Karl Alzner

With 25 games left, Capitals keeping an eye on the standings

Different players have different philosophies when it comes to how much to pay attention to the ever-changing standings at this time of the year. Washington is the only Eastern Conference team playing on Monday and as the number of games remaining this year seems to shrink ever so rapidly, the...

By Katie Carrera  | February 14, 2011; 3:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
Categories:  Karl Alzner, Mike Knuble, Phoenix Coyotes  
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Ask the Caps: Karl Alzner answers your questions

Readers sent in questions for Karl Alzner a few weeks ago, and we tracked him down for some answers. Here's the Capitals defenseman on how it feels to see kids wear his jersey, when the Wolverine beard might make a comeback and more. Your Browser DoesNot Support IFrames....

By Washington Post Sports Editors  | February 7, 2011; 9:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Karl Alzner  
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Capitals leaning on penalty kill

Even as the Washington Capitals try to shake free of a goal-scoring rut that's been especially glaring on the power play, they have been able to compensate for that deficiency thanks in part to one of the most potent penalty kills in the league. The Capitals rank second in the...

By Gene Wang  | February 3, 2011; 8:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (65)
Categories:  Bruce Boudreau, Karl Alzner  
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Statistical analysis: Who is the Capitals' shutdown pair?

Washington's defense has been a pleasant surprise this season, allowing only 2.54 goals against (entering Saturday's game) after surrendering 2.77 goals per game last year. So when it comes to being the Capitals' "shutdown pair," who is doing most of the heavy lifting? The defensive pairings have seen far less...

By Neil Greenberg  | January 24, 2011; 7:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  John Carlson, Karl Alzner, Statistical analysis  
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Got questions for Caps players? Ask them here

Now's your chance to go straight to the source. Every week, we'll ask different Capitals players questions from fans and deliver the answers on video. To start off, let us know your questions for forwards Matt Hendricks and Jason Chimera and defenseman Karl Alzner. To ask a question, fill out...

By Lindsay Applebaum  | January 11, 2011; 2:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Jason Chimera, Karl Alzner, Matt Hendricks  
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Capitals look to move up in the East with upcoming busy schedule

The Capitals got a bit of a reprieve from the NHL's schedule makers last week after the Winter Classic, but beginning Tuesday in Florida, they must pick up the pace again with a hectic slate that is made up predominantly of road contests. Washington will play three games in the...

By Katie Carrera  | January 10, 2011; 2:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
Categories:  Florida Panthers, Karl Alzner  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Caps' young defensemen are learning on the job, Katie Carrera , November 17, 2010
Caps take on Wild searching for consistency, Katie Carrera , October 28, 2010
Monday injury update, Katie Carrera , October 25, 2010
More on the Capitals' comeback in Nashville, Katie Carrera , October 17, 2010
Bruce Boudreau talks defensive pairings, Katie Carrera , October 8, 2010
The home stretch of training camp, Katie Carrera , October 4, 2010
Statistical analysis: The future is now for Carlzner, Neil Greenberg , September 20, 2010
 
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