|Apr. 17 3:54 PM PT4:54 PM MT5:54 PM CT6:54 PM ET22:54 GMT6:54 3:54 PM MST5:54 PM EST2:54 UAE (+1)18:54 ETNaN:� BRT - Alzner missed a sixth straight contest Saturday when he sat out Game 2 of the second-round series against the Penguins.
Analysis: Alzner, who participated in the morning skate, has been sidelined with an upper-body injury since Game 3 of the first-round series against the Maple Leafs. Coach Barry Trotz said he's getting close to returning. Alzner collected three goals and 10 assists in the regular season while averaging just under 20 minutes of ice time.
|Jan. 14 7:22 AM PT8:22 AM MT9:22 AM CT10:22 AM ET15:22 GMT23:22 8:22 AM MST10:22 AM EST19:22 UAE10:22 ETNaN:� BRT - On Friday, Alzner became the first player in Capitals franchise history to play 500 consecutive regular-season games.
Analysis: Alzner joined Keith Yandle and Jay Bouwmeester as the only defensemen since 1943-44 to play 500 games in a row. Baseball ironman Cal Ripken Jr. was featured in a video message congratulating Alzner on the achievement.
|Nov. 2 7:36 AM PT8:36 AM MT9:36 AM CT10:36 AM ET14:36 GMT22:36 7:36 AM MST9:36 AM EST18:36 UAE10:36 ETNaN:� BRT - Alzner scored for the second time in three games Tuesday.
Analysis: The ninth-year defenseman is already halfway to his goal total from all of last season. He also has two assists, six penalty minutes and a plus-5.