Zdeno Chara RUMORS & NEWS

  • No hesitation from Chara in scoring after scary incident in Montreal

    NBC Sports Boston "Less than 48 hours after one of his legendarily hard slap shots put a Montreal Canadiens forward in the hospital after striking him in the head, Zdeno Chara didn’t hesitate when given the chance to wind up and blast away on Monday afternoon. It was the 40-year-old Chara that rocketed a slapper..." January 16

  • Bruins plan on re-signing, not trading captain Zdeno Chara

    Sportsnet "Zdeno Chara continues to be an important player on the blue line for the Boston Bruins, even at age 40. With his contract set to expire at the end of the season, the Bruins captain’s future is unclear for now. But, as reported by Elliotte Friedman on Hockey Night in Canada, the Bruins would..." October 15

  • Bruins have interest in extending Zdeno Chara

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Boston Bruins made news Thursday, signing restricted free agent forward David Pastrnak to a contract extension. There was also another nugget of information to come from Don Sweeney’s meeting with the media. According to Joe Haggerty of CSN New England, the Bruins have interest in a..." September 14

  • Chara wants to play beyond this season with Bruins

    NBC Sports Boston "Zdeno Chara made it clear that he’s willing to talk about his future with the Boston Bruins whenever they make it a priority. After the 40-year-old expressed a desire for a contract extension at the end of last season, there was no discussion from either side this summer leading into the final..." September 05

  • At age 40, there is no end in sight for Zdeno Chara

    Boston Globe "He is 40 years old, still directs play at the line, rarely fumbles, remains in exceptional physical shape, and has his sights on playing this year, next year, and forever and a day. No, we’re not talking about Tom Brady and his age-defying, seemingly endless string of successes as QB of..." August 10

  • How much does Zdeno Chara have left at 40?

    Pro Hockey Talk "By most measures – including the “eye test” – Zdeno Chara has lost a few steps, with last season providing the starkest example. The tricky thing with declining superstars is weighing how you remember them vs. whether or not they remain effective. In the case of the Boston Bruins, the archaic..." August 02