NHL: Washington 4, Toronto 2

NHL: Washington 4, Toronto 2

Troy Brouwer picked up a pair of goals to lead Washington past Toronto, 4-2, at Verizon Center.

NHL: Washington 5, Nashville 2

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Eric Fehr led an offensive assault with a goal and an assist Saturday, driving the Washington Capitals over Nashville 5-2.

NHL: New York Rangers 4, Washington 3

NEW YORK, May 8 (UPI) -- A power-play goal from Dan Girardi in the first minute of the third period put New York in front Wednesday and the Rangers went on to nip Washington 4-3.

NHL: New York Rangers 2, Washington 1

NEW YORK, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Carl Hagelin scored his fifth goal in four games and Derek Stepan notched the game-winner Sunday in the New York Rangers' 2-1 decision over Washington.

NHL: Edmonton 2, Washington 1

EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Jordan Eberle broke a tie with a power-play goal in the second period Thursday that sent the Edmonton Oilers to a 2-1 victory over Washington.

NHL: Washington 2, Toronto 1

TORONTO, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Milan Jurcina's second goal this season Saturday lifted the Washington Capitals to 2-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Blackhawks take goal scorer No. 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 22 (UPI) -- The Chicago Blackhawks Friday made winger Patrick Kane the first pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
Karl Alzner
St. Louis Blues right wing Brad Boyes (22) fires a shot on goal in the 1st period against Washington Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner (27) on December 18, 2008 at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. (UPI Photo/ Mark Goldman)

Karl Alzner (born September 24, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman, currently playing for the Washington Capitals He was drafted in the first round, 5th overall, by the Capitals in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. A standout in junior, Alzner won two World Junior Hockey Championship gold medals with team Canada, and was named the Western Hockey League (WHL)'s top player and Canadian Hockey League (CHL)'s top defenceman in 2008.

Alzner played four Western Hockey League (WHL) seasons with the Calgary Hitmen as part of a standout junior career. He was a member of Canada's gold-medal winning team at the 2007 World Junior Hockey Championships as one of only two players who had not been selected in the NHL draft (the other being Sam Gagner). Shortly after returning to Calgary after the World Junior Championships, Alzner headed to Quebec City, Quebec to play in the 2007 Top Prospects Game. Alzner was joined by two other players from the Hitmen: Brett Sonne and Alex Plante. Alzner and Sonne played for the White team, while Plante joined the victorious Red team.

Alzner was an assistant captain in the 2007 Super Series against the Russian junior team, and was named captain of Team Canada for the 2008 World Junior Championships, both of which were won by Canada. Alzner was named the WHL Player of the Year and Defenceman of the Year for the 2007–08 WHL season. He was also named the top defenceman in the Canadian Hockey League.

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