Caps' Alzner Matches Goal Total: Karl Alzner scored his first goal in 87 games Tuesday against the Panthers, matching his single goal total from last season. (Updated 2/15/13)
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Karl Alzner called the play beforehand, telling his offense "if the puck was in the circle, bump it back, if it's out of the circle, leave it." His plan worked and the 24-year old's shot found twine. Alzner had just two goals combined in his last two full seasons. Tuesday was a positive step forward but fantasy owners will want to limit their expectations until they see more from the defenseman. (Updated 2/15/13).
05/10/2013 22:51 Capitals prevail in overtime, up 3-2 over Rangers
Mike Ribeiro scored 9:24 into overtime, and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 2-1 Friday night to regain the momentum -- and the lead -- in their first-round playoff series.
05/08/2013 22:18 Rangers hold on to beat Capitals, square series at 2-2
Dan Girardi and Derek Stepan scored third-period goals for the New York Rangers, who squandered a two-goal lead and then held on to get even in the best-of-7 playoff series with a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.
05/04/2013 15:50 Capitals top Rangers in OT, take 2-0 series lead to NY
Mike Green scored eight minutes into overtime, Braden Holtby made 24 saves for his first career playoff shutout, and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 1-0 Saturday to take a 2-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference playoffs.
Karl Alzner is developing into a reliable stalwart on the Washington blue line. He's played all 82 games in each of the last two seasons, posting a career-high 17 points last season. He's not going to contribute too much defensively, but he's a valuable piece to Washington's team success. (Updated 8/14/12)