WILMINGTON, Mass. — Bruins captain Zdeno Chara returned to the ice today for the first time since taking a shot off the inside of his left leg in practice Monday.
BOSTON — The second practice scrimmage of the day at TD Garden brought a little bit of a scare at Bruins camp this afternoon.
Captain Zdeno Chara left the scrimmage portion of his group’s practice early.
Bruins captain Zdeno Chara knew the late Pavol Demitra, a fellow Slovak, very well.
Today after captains’ practice at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington, Mass., the Bruins captain spoke about his friend who perished in the horrible plane crash in Russia Wednesday. Here’s my NHL.com story on Chara’s words.
It seems readers of TheBruinsBlog.net loved the play of Zdeno Chara and Dennis Seidenberg as a shutdown pair so much they want it to continue into the 2011-12 season.
One of the turning points of the Bruins’ run to the 2011 Stanley Cup championship was the decision to pair Zdeno Chara with Dennis Seidenberg against Montreal.
This post is part of a series looking back at the top 10 games of the Bruins’ 2010-11 regular season.
There’s no doubt 2009-10 was a down year in terms of production for Zdeno Chara.
Zdeno Chara didn’t do enough to impress the voters in the Norris Trophy election that went to perennial winner Nicklas Lidstrom of Detroit this season.
Winning the Stanley Cup brings more demands on a player’s time during the offseason from interested media and new sponsors than a usual summer.
As far as historic NHL awards, Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara is just going to have to be satisfied with the Stanley Cup.
And I’m sure the Boston captain is quite content.
BOSTON — Now we really know the power of a Stanley Cup championship.
We knew that the decision by the NHL that Zdeno Chara’s March 8 hit on Max Pacioretty was a “hockey play” gone wrong didn’t defuse the Montreal forward’s bitterness toward the Bruins defenseman or the league.
VANCOUVER — If Zdeno Chara’s minutes aren’t wearing him down, he has a funny way of showing it.
VANCOUVER – Getting the right line and D-pair matchups on the road is so difficult because of the lack of the second change.
However, the Bruins did a masterful job of making sure Zdeno Chara and Dennis Seidenberg were on the ice almost every time Vancouver’s Henrik and Daniel Sedin, and Alex Burrows, were on the ice in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday.
VANCOUVER — The Bruins decided to use the second off day before tomorrow’s Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final to go through an intense, one-hour practice at the University of British Columbia today.