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.
When former Capitals and current Nashville Predators general manager David Poile made his 48 selections for Team USA’s Olympic orientation camp international experience weighed heavily in his deci