Zdeno Chara

Longtime NHL defenseman Zdeno Chara, 45, retires as a Bruin

By: Canadian Press

The player the NHL knew as “Big Zee” is calling it a career.

September 20, 2022

Islanders' Chara breaks NHL record for games by defenseman

By: Canadian Press

The seven-time All-Star was on the ice for the New York Islanders for the opening faceoff against San Jose for his 1,652nd regular-season game.

February 24, 2022

Zdeno Chara, 44, returning to Islanders on 1-year contract

By: Canadian Press

The big Slovak defenseman will chase the Stanley Cup at least one more time just over a decade since hoisting it as Boston’s captain.

September 18, 2021

My Top 5 | Zdeno Chara

By: Chris Lomon

There are two things the hockey world knows about Zdeno Chara: he’s big and he’s tough.

June 11, 2019

Bruins captain Zdeno Chara makes history with winning goal against Maple Leafs

By: Canadian Press

Zdeno Chara made history Wednesday night, helping the Bruins avoid falling into a deep playoff hole in the process.

April 17, 2019

Bruins sign 42-year-old Zdeno Chara to 1-year extension

By: Canadian Press

The Boston Bruins have signed 42-year-old defenceman Zdeno Chara to a one-year, $2 million contract extension.

March 23, 2019

My Top 5 | Active Playoff Scoring Defencemen

By: Chris Lomon

Which five current NHL D-men get an A-plus when it comes to contributing the most on the scoresheet in the Stanley Cup Playoffs?

May 1, 2018

My Top 5 | Plus-minus rating

By: Chris Lomon

When you add up what these players bring to their respective teams, the numbers are pretty impressive.

January 30, 2018

Bergeron reminisces 'blessing' of Chara signing

By: Chris Lomon

“A blessing.” That’s the first thing that came to Patrice Bergeron’s mind when he found out Zdeno Chara had signed with the Boston Bruins.

November 9, 2017

Leader of the Pack

By: Chris Lomon

Sam Gagner enjoys the responsibility of moving into a role of leadership with the young, dynamic Oilers

September 11, 2013

Interview With Zdeno Chara at the 2012 NHL Awards

By: NHLPA Staff

The Bruins captain talks to NHLPA.com about the importance of the Ted Lindsay Award, which the Players vote on and gives some insight to what makes this year's three finalists such elite hockey players.

November 2, 2012

Alfredsson, Chara Named Captains for 2012 NHL All-Star Weekend

By: NHLPA Staff

2012 Molson Canadian NHL All-Star Player Fantasy Draft Set For Thursday, Jan. 26, Live on TSN, RDS and NBC Sports Network.

January 18, 2012

Player of the Week - Zdeno Chara

By: NHLPA Staff

Chara has helped the Bruins continue their winning ways, punctuated by his first career hat-trick in a 7-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

September 21, 2010

The Great Slovakian Hope

By: NHLPA Staff

Captain Zdeno Chara stands tall for his team against international powerhouses in Vancouver

February 23, 2010