They are the words a coach – let alone a legion of fans – never wants to hear and defenseman Karl Alzner uttered them following the Capitals’ 4-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes Tuesday night.
PHILADELPHIA – Since today is the start of Mo-vember and since hockey players across the NHL will be sporting mustaches this month to promote health awareness for men, Capitals defenseman Karl Alz
During his brief time in Hershey last season following his three-year career at the University of Minnesota, Nate Schmidt would walk the hallways of the Giant Center and see old photos of former B
Karl Alzner recognizes he doesn’t skate like Mike Green or Kris Letang, doesn’t hit like Shea Weber or Jay Bouwmeester, and doesn’t have a booming shot like P.K. Subban or Dan Boyle.
Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner does not grab recognition easily.