Canadians place veteran defenceman Karl Alzner on waivers as Weber nears return

By The Canadian Press
November 26, 2018 - 11:00am

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have placed defenceman Karl Alzner on waivers.

The 30-year-old has an assist and a plus-2 differential in eight games this season.

He had a goal and 11 points in  82 games with Montreal last season after signing a five-year, US$23.125 million deal in the 20017 off-season

The move comes as top defenceman Shea Weber nears his return form off-season knee surgery.

Alzner was the fifth-overall pick of the Washington Capitals in the 2007 NHL draft.

The 11-year NHL veteran has 20 goals and 110 assists over 681 regular-season games.

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