Karl Alzner RUMORS & NEWS

  • Karl Alzner excited for new opportunity with Habs: Montreal is hockey

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "After nine years as a Capital, Karl Alzner couldn’t leave without saying goodbye. Washington’s longtime Iron Man stopped by Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Saturday to shake hands and say thank you to the Capitals’ training and medical staffs as well as other members of the front office. “It’s..." July 02

  • Karl Alzner, Canadiens agree to five-year deal

    TSN "Karl Alzner and the Montreal Canadiens have agreed on a five-year deal, worth roughly $4.5 million per season, according to TSN Hockey Contributor Aaron Ward. The 28-year-old had a down year in 2016-17 with only three goals and 10 assists in 82 games, but was 13th among NHL defencemen with a..." July 01

  • Alzner wants long-term deal, says he’s interested in Habs

    Pro Hockey Talk "You can hardly blame Karl Alzner for wanting to cash in July 1. Not that he’s hard up for money or anything, but the last contract Alzner signed in Washington was a club-friendly deal that paid him $11.2 million over four years. That’s a cap hit of just $2.8 million for a guy that plays..." June 27

  • Capitals’ Karl Alzner doesn’t sign with Vegas Golden Knights during three-day window

    Washington Post "One advantage the Vegas Golden Knights had during their 72-hour window to build their inaugural team was an early crack at pending unrestricted free agents left unprotected in the expansion draft. While those players officially hit the open market on July 1, Vegas had an opportunity to meet with..." June 21

  • Hornqvist, Hagelin, Dumoulin, Alzner gametime decisions tonight

    Pro Hockey Talk "Keep a close eye on warmup ahead of Game 3 of the Pittsburgh-Washington series. Both head coaches will have lineup choices to make, and significant ones at that. For the Pens, three skaters — Patric Hornqvist, Carl Hagelin and Brian Dumoulin — are all gametime decisions, while Washington will..." May 01

  • 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