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33 Zdeno Chara D

Boston Bruins

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
39%28%
Key Stats
GAPTS+/-PIMTOI
1120221:04
Latest News
  • Bruins' Zdeno Chara: Posts team-worst minus-2 in huge loss

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (10/4/18) Chara finished with a minus-2 rating and logged 4:48 on a penalty kill unit that saw the Capitals convert four of six tries in Wednesday's 7-0 loss.

    Chara and Brandon Carlo were the two defenders charged with controlling the Capitals' potent power play, as they were the only two blueliners to see more than 2:30 shorthanded. The 41-year-old managed to block two shots and add two hits but could not slow down Washington's skaters. Last season, Chara led all Bruins defenders in plus-minus with a plus-22 over 73 games.

    Bruins' Zdeno Chara: Healthy for training camp

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (8/22/18) Chara (finger/shoulder) is expected back fully healthy in time for training camp, Conor Ryan of MassLive reports

    Chara, 41, is not the dominant force he once was but remains a valuable leader in the Bruins dressing room and is still capable of logging heavy minutes -- he averaged just under 23 minutes of ice time in 2017-18. Barring injury, he'll continue to get plenty of chances to produce in all situations in 2018-19.

    Bruins' Zdeno Chara: Played through finger and shoulder injuries

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (5/9/18) Chara revealed Wednesday that he suffered a fractured right index finger in Game 2 of the Bruins' first-round playoff series against the Maple Leafs, plus he played through a shoulder injury over the last eight weeks, Joe McDonald of the Athletic reports.

    Chara's injuries didn't prevent him from logging key minutes during the Bruins' postseason run, but the blueliner's finger issue, coupled with an AC joint sprain in his left shoulder, didn't help his cause. Chara believes that he won't need surgery to address his finger issue, noting that it should heal up in about six weeks. Meanwhile, offseason rest and management should allow his shoulder woes to abate. The 41-year-old should thus be good to go in time for next season's training camp. Though Chara has lost a step at this stage of his career and is no longer a power-play mainstay, the 6-foot-9, 250-pounder remains a strong shut-down defender, as evidenced by the plus-22 mark he logged through 73 regular-season games, while notching seven goals and 24 points.

    Bruins' Zdeno Chara: Returns to action

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (4/2/18) In his first game since March 13, Chara (upper body) recorded five shots in 21:14 worth of ice time in Sunday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Flyers.

    The Bruins' captain and shut-down blueliner logged a team-high 2:56 worth of penalty-killing duty in his return from a nine-game absence, while taking his regular shift on a pairing with Nick Holden. Looking ahead, there's a solid chance that Chara will be reunited with his usual defensive partner Charlie McAvoy (knee) as soon as Tuesday night's road game against the Lightning.

    Bruins' Zdeno Chara: Back in business

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (4/1/18) Coach Bruce Cassidy confirmed that Chara (upper body) will return to action Sunday against the Flyers.

    The return of Chara, who last suited up March 13, arrives at a good time, with fellow defender Brandon Carlo now sidelined with what has the looks of a long-term lower-leg injury. Though Chara may have lost a step at this stage of his career and no longer sees regular power-play duty, his conditioning, veteran savvy and long reach help him remain a strong shut-down defender for the Bruins. To date, he's logged seven goals and 23 points to go along with a plus-26 mark over the course of 68 games.

 
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CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
1997-98N.Y. Islanders2501110000 
1998-99N.Y. Islanders59268-80100 
1999-00N.Y. Islanders652911-27001100
2000-01N.Y. Islanders82279-27010000
2001-02Ottawa7510132330412000
2002-03Ottawa749303929302000
2003-04Ottawa7916254133703200
2005-06Ottawa7116274317101301014
2006-07Boston80113243-21903001
2007-08Boston7717345114910000
2008-09Boston80193150231103013
2009-10Boston807374419401011
2010-11Boston8114304433812000
2011-12Boston7912405233800001
2012-13Boston487121914302001
2013-14Boston77172340251003000
2014-15Boston63812200400010
2015-16Boston809283712103001
2016-17Boston7510192918120001
2017-18Boston737172422003000
2018-19Boston51120001000
14281964346302409283231323
MORE CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
1997-98N.Y. Islanders100.0    504110
1998-99N.Y. Islanders563.6    833129
1999-00N.Y. Islanders474.31486:061681  571026
2000-01N.Y. Islanders832.41831:482206  1575256
2001-02Ottawa1059.51670:262117  15610338
2002-03Ottawa1685.41844:002229224:47274:561164333
2003-04Ottawa1858.61945:512452211:52297:491479241
2005-06Ottawa2127.51930:222044313:32411:141353345
2006-07Boston2045.42237:192375418:25392:411000145
2007-08Boston2078.22066:322170334:47279:131144142
2008-09Boston2168.82085:152198301:23268:43953135
2009-10Boston2422.92029:492325247:31223:13871230
2010-11Boston2645.32060:132371254:25227:52882324
2011-12Boston2245.41975:242261210:04214:48864128
2012-13Boston1195.91196:561386118:01153:37702125
2013-14Boston16810.11898:192196187:32244:44662122
2014-15Boston1385.81470:551811131:49192:50420021
2015-16Boston1585.71927:452340124:53266:11711032
2016-17Boston1367.41749:57195834:00282:53593022
2017-18Boston1444.91671:57180428:17266:25602024
2018-19Boston119.1109:341190:0315:252001
30976.333188:28380433141:214012:3418416326629
POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2001-02Ottawa100114000000
2002-03Ottawa181673000000
2003-04Ottawa71123000000
2005-06Ottawa101340100000
2007-08Boston7112-1100000
2008-09Boston111341101000
2009-10Boston132571001000
2010-11Boston2427916100020
2011-12Boston7123-1001000
2012-13Boston22312157000000
2013-14Boston122244200000
2016-17Boston6011-3000000
2017-18Boston121237000000
15916466241603020
MORE POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2001-02Ottawa170.0261:133490:000:0012006
2002-03Ottawa323.1451:5760251:3865:2214007
2003-04Ottawa128.3172:2724122:1728:078004
2005-06Ottawa175.9275:2331222:2465:5323109
2007-08Boston147.1181:0120530:0425:1512006
2008-09Boston283.6277:0034845:2124:5912006
2009-10Boston345.9365:4241640:4144:5729117
2010-11Boston623.2663:4381673:3586:24340112
2011-12Boston214.8191:2922622:5916:398004
2012-13Boston555.5649:3878458:0272:47200010
2013-14Boston229.1304:0037228:4745:0114007
2016-17Boston80.0172:351893:1927:552001
2017-18Boston263.8283:063192:0243:434002
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-9/250
Birthdate:
3/18/1977
Age:
41
Hometown:
Trencin, Czechoslovakia
Team:
Boston Bruins
School:

NHL Experience:

Awards:

2008-09: Norris-Best Defenseman
2010-11: Plus/Minus Leader