NEW YORK, NY - MAY 08: (L-R) Joel Ward #42, Mike Green #52 and Karl Alzner #27 of the Washington Capitals celebrate Alzners goal at 7:31 of the third period against the New York Rangers in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 8, 2013 in New York City. The Rangers defeated the Capitals 4-3.
I started to feel better with the puck. I started to carry it a little bit more, lugging it out of the zone occasionally and trying to jump up in the play, and that’s something that I never ever did ... You wouldn’t catch me crossing the offensive blue line. I still panic when I get across that line. It’s something that I’m trying to do more, trying to have a little more confidence with that.
It’s hard, though, with just the way everything works and trying to fit all the guys in under cap and the amount of players and this and that and him being in the position that he’s in
We were very, very fortunate coming down the stretch that he was scoring almost every game. And if he wasn't scoring, it was usually his shots that were setting up the next goal. And so you take it for granted, sometimes, when you kind of expect that it's going to go in every time when he shoots the puckMore quotes »
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to find what they like. You could do a Bon Jovi, or maybe they like Sinatra.” Hendricks still doesn’t catch anything, but he helps Karl Alzner learn how to make his own catch look bigger by holding it further in front of him. Smart man, that Hendricks. from The Washington Post Read more »
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the significant ice time and critical role that he has always been counted on to provide. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press) Karl Alzner 2013-14 salary cap hit: RFA | Age: 24 (Turns 25 on Sept. 24) Alzner, like most of the Capitals, didn’t get off to a strong start from The Washington Post Read more »
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team and you manage to out-score them by 50%, you've done a solid job. Adam Oates sliced through the conjoined hip that was Karl Alzner and John Carlson, and got the results and flexibility he had in mind when he did so. Perhaps most notable in Carlson's 2013 from Japers Rink Read more »