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Karl Alzner • #27 • D
Status:Unrestricted free agent
Ht/Wt:6'3", 213 lbs.
Born:Sep 24, 1988 (33 yrs) in Burnaby, B.C.
Experience:12 years
Drafted:Drafted by Washington in 2007 (1/5).
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Scouting Report
Assets: Is at his best when used in a shutdown role. Has good size, mobility and the ability to limit the damage from the back end. He can log huge minutes with relative ease. Is strong with the puck in his own end.
Flaws: Does not always use his 6-3, 217-pound frame enough to keep elite NHL forwards more honest. Must also continue to work on his shot from the point, as he is a limited offensive player at the highest level.
Career Potential: Big-minute, shutdown defenseman.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Canadian Hockey League Defenseman of the Year 2007-08
Canadian Hockey League First All-Star Team 2007-08
WHL Four Broncos Memorial Trophy 2007-08
WHL Bill Hunter Trophy 2007-08
WHL East First All-Star Team 2007-08
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