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The Germany native’s biggest contributions to the B’s came in the 2011 postseason, when he was teamed with Zdeno Chara and served as an instrumental force in Boston’s Stanley Cup championship.
or more) of those seven. It helps that there’s maybe only two top-four defensemen on the roster right now ( Zdeno Chara and Torey Krug), so the opportunity is there to push someone out. “I told them today, the best players will play
traded core player Johnny Boychuk and dealt with several key injuries, not the least of which was to team cornerstone Zdeno Chara . The 2014-15 Celtics had their best player, controversy magnet and mercurial diva Rajon Rondo in a contract year and they drafted his replacement. He then broke
They’re a season removed from the Stanley Cup finals, which they would have had a better chance of winning if Zdeno Chara ’s hip hadn’t been messed up and Patrice Bergeron hadn’t been playing through an injury or four. Yet to look at the teams still playing right now, they are different from the
The Zdeno Chara problem isn’t what you think it is. It isn ..... that Greg Wyshysnki calls “Anyone but Zdeno Chara ” logic, but he, according to both ..... but here’s what we know now: Zdeno Chara is the Bruins’ best player (yes, he is) and
these last two weeks offered a crystal-clear reminder. Shawn Thornton squirted P.K. Subban with water. Subban and Zdeno Chara exchanged crosschecks. Andrei Markov speared Chara in the groin. Milan Lucic speared Alexei Emelin in the chest. Dale
window into the soul of a team. The Bruins had one of those seminal moments midway through an abysmal first period. Zdeno Chara and Max Pacioretty had just gone to the penalty box for coincidental minor holding penalties, leaving the sides 4-on
general manager Peter Chiarelli believed in signing players before they entered their walk years (with Patrice Bergeron, Zdeno Chara and David Krejci serving as examples), Sweeney’s first year as GM saw him negotiate with free-agent-to-be Loui Eriksson throughout the season
expiration of their contracts. With Miller and Morrow signed, the Bruins now have seven defensemen on one-way contracts: Zdeno Chara ($6.91 million cap hit in 2016-17; $4 million cap hit in 2017-18), Torey Krug ($5.25 million cap hit
likes of Brad Marchand, David Pastrnak and Ryan Spooner will be up for new contracts. Fortunately, they will also see Zdeno Chara ’s cap hit drop by over $2.9 million that season. At the moment, it is unknown whether the Bruins tried a move like the one the
Other Bruins who will play in the Toronto-hosted tournament are goaltender Tuukka Rask (Finland), defensemen Zdeno Chara and Dennis Seidenberg (Team Europe), David Krejci and David Pastrnak (Czech Republic) and winger Loui Eriksson
former B’s head coach Dave Lewis and was kept on after Lewis’ firing. As a player, Houda served as a teammate of Zdeno Chara when the two played for the Islanders. Other coaches who won’t return are Doug Jarvis and Joe Sacco. Jarvis was hired