Zdeno Chara RUMORS & NEWS

  • Zdeno Chara explains decision to sign with Islanders, play 24th NHL season

    Yardbarker "The New York Islanders signed veteran defenseman Zdeno Chara to a one-year deal on Saturday, and he addressed the media to discuss his decision to return for a 24th NHL season.  Chara, 44, told reporters, including Mollie Walker of the New York Post, that he's..." September 18

  • Zdeno Chara to sign one-year deal with Islanders

    The Score "Zdeno Chara may be looking to finish his storied career where it all started: on Long Island. The New York Islanders and the 44-year-old defenseman agreed to a one-year contract, the team announced Saturday. September 18

  • Blues expressed interest in Zdeno Chara

    The Score "The St. Louis Blues have expressed interest in bringing in free agent defenseman Zdeno Chara, reports The Athletic's Jeremy Rutherford. The Blues have been targeting a veteran defenseman on the open market this offseason after losing blue-liner Vince..." August 18

  • Latest On Zdeno Chara

    Pro Hockey Rumors "With one more full season, Zdeno Chara would take the lead among all NHL defensemen in career games played. He currently sits in fifth, just 43 games behind the leader Chris Chelios, who played until he was 48. Chara isn’t quite that old at 44, and is coming off a..." August 18

  • Zdeno Chara Has Yet To Make Decision On NHL Playing Future

    CBS Boston "Zdeno Chara just completed his age 44 season in the NHL. He’s yet to decide on whether he’ll give it a go for age 45. The defenseman will become a free agent this week, after playing with the Washington Capitals last season on a one-year contract. And according to Pierre..." July 27

  • In Short Time, Zdeno Chara Changed Capitals for the Better

    Japers' Rink "“Hey, Zee!? Zee? Ah, there he is!” From behind the walls of the locker room, Zdeno Chara would appear and make his way down the tunnel to a waiting Alex Ovechkin, where the two would chest bump and get ready for the game. The same ritual took place before nearly every..." May 28

  • Zdeno Chara goes down in pregame collision

    Larry Brown Sports "Zdeno Chara went down after being clipped by teammates in a collision prior to Game 3 of the first round playoff series between his Washington Capitals and the Boston Bruins on Wednesday. Both teams were taking warmups ahead of the game. Chara was hanging out just beyond the blue line..." May 19

  • Zdeno Chara becomes 5th defenseman to play 1,600 NHL games

    Russian Machine Never Breaks "The Washington Capitals went all out to honor Zdeno Chara after playing his 1,600th NHL game on Saturday. The Capitals presented Zee with a game puck and then gave him a ridiculous, but rare honor. Nick Jensen and Michael Raffl gave Chara both postgame Cobra Kai ninja headbands,..." April 25

  • The Bruins sure could use Zdeno Chara right about now

    Boston Globe "The Bruins need help in a few places, true of most of their playoff-bound brethren, and left-side defense is among their glaring soft spots. Which is to say, gee, a guy like Zdeno Chara would be a good fit over there right about now, ya know? Big Z’s not coming back,..." April 09