It appears police in Quebec might start taking calls with complaints about Zdeno Chara’s hit on Montreal’s Max Pacioretty a little more seriously than we’d expect.
It seems Montreal fans aren’t content with the game misconduct Zdeno Chara received Tuesday night, or the lack of a suspension for the Bruins captain.
Here’s what NHL Sr. VP of Hockey Operations Mike Murphy said in a released statement after the league today did not fine or suspend Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara for his hit on Montreal’s Max Pacioretty last night:
Here’s one from the “be careful who you have vouching for you” department:
Ottawa forward Chris Neil is in Zdeno Chara’s corner in the dirty vs. clean debate.
WILMINGTON, Mass. — Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara was on the ice for the start of Bruins practice today at Ristuccia Arena.
He reportedly had a phone hearing today with the NHL at noon about the hit he threw at Montreal’s Max Pacioretty last night.
Several outlets, starting with TSN.ca, have reported that Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara is scheduled to speak with the NHL over the phone about his hit on Montreal’s Max Pacioretty last night.
While you re-watch Zdeno Chara’s hit on Max Pacioretty tonight to determine what supplemental discipline, if any, the Bruins’ captain should face, throw out all you know about the league’s tallest player.
The All-Star Game should Tim Thomas its daddy.
Boston’s veteran goaltender owns the midseason classic.
Don’t get used to the Southern hospitality, Zdeno Chara.
By Tuesday, the fans in Raleigh will be back to booing you.
Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara said before he left for the 2011 NHL All-Star Game in Raleigh that he wanted to get picked by Team Lidstrom in the All-Star Fantasy Draft.
When asked if there’s one fellow NHL standout he would like to play with this weekend at the 2011 NHL All-Star Game, Zdeno Chara didn’t even hesitate.
BOSTON – It was a day of both uncharacteristic and typical actions by Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara today.
BOSTON — From Bobby Orr to Ray Bourque to Zdeno Chara, with Glen Wesley crashing the great defensemen party.
Chara is now the fourth Bruins defenseman, in addition to the aforementioned players, in franchise history to record a hat trick, as he scored three goals in Boston’s 7-0 rout of Carolina today at TD Garden.
It’s the go-to excuse on par with “the dog ate my homework” and “the check is in the mail.”
When things go south with the Bruins — and even sometimes when things go right, like last night after a 6-0 drubbing of Ottawa – we hear “strip the C from Chara.”
Health willing, goaltender Tim Thomas will get a chance to continue his All-Star Game winning streak in Raleigh later this month.