Karl Alzner is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League. He was drafted in the first round, fifth overall, by the Washington Capitals in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. A standout in junior with the Calgary Hitmen of the WHL, Alzner won two World Junior Hockey Championship gold medals with Team Canada 2007 and 2008. Alzner was named the Western Hockey League's top player and Canadian Hockey League's top defenceman in 2008. He won back to back Calder Cups and won the Presidents' Trophy in 2016 and 2017 with the Washington Capitals.
About Karl Alzner
Hockey defenceman who won back-to-back gold medals representing Canada at the 2007 and 2008 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. He began his NHL career with the Washington Capitals in 2008.
He was born in Burnaby, British Columbia and began his junior hockey career with the Calgary Hitmen.
In 2008, he won the Four Broncos Memorial Trophy as the best player in the Western Hockey League.
He married Mandy Flemmer in 2012.
He and Semyon Varlamov are both former first round picks of the Washington Capitals.
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