Zdeno Chara

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Lucy Burdge
April 23, 2019 - 7:16 am
Welcome to Tuesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Detroit at Boston, 1:05 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) MLB: Detroit at Boston, 7:10 p.m. (NESN Plus, WEEI-FM 93.7) MLB: LA...
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Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 14, 2019 - 2:18 pm
Nazem Kadri couldn’t keep him self on the right side of the discipline line during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first round , and so the Toronto forward is facing supplemental discipline from the NHL Department of Player Safety. Zdeno Chara was able to stay on the right side of the line, so...
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Matt Kalman
March 30, 2019 - 5:27 pm
The stick was passed from one team’s equipment staff to the other. It was long and it was inscribed across the blade in silver Sharpie: “To Luo: Awesome to watch you play. Keep going! Zdeno Chara 33” Short and to the point, the Bruins captain clearly wanted to send a message to 39-year-old (40 on...
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Matt Kalman
March 24, 2019 - 6:27 pm
Matt Kalman and Ken Laird debated how Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy should align his top three lines in the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Sunday Skate, 8-9 a.m., this Sunday . Laird argued that the importance of getting center David Krejci going should mean David Pastrnak plays on Krejci’s right side with...
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Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
March 23, 2019 - 11:17 pm
Some people go to Florida to retire, some visit for vacation and others head down to help steal an election. Forty-two-year-old Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara went to Florida to celebrate, and he made sure there were a few reasons to do so Saturday. Just five days after his 42nd birthday Chara...
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Matt Kalman
March 23, 2019 - 10:26 am
The Boston Bruins won’t have to figure out a way to replace captain and defensive cornerstone Zdeno Chara for at least one more year. Chara agreed to a one-year contract extension Saturday worth $2 million with $1.75 million in performance bonuses. One day after his 42nd birthday, Chara told WEEI...
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Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
March 18, 2019 - 5:16 pm
It shouldn’t be a surprise that Zdenek Chara, the prominent Greco-Roman wrestler, enjoyed a longer career than most. “At 47, he was beating up guys that were like 30 years old, wrestling. So he was really good,” his son, Bruins captain Zdeno Chara told WEEI.com on Monday. The younger Chara is...
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March 01, 2019 - 10:42 am
By Mateo Aycardi While Bruins fans may be disappointed at the lack of a big roster change with the trade deadline having come and gone, experts are instead focused on an underappreciated member of the team. Dale Arnold and Matt Kalman sat down on the Zero Pucks Given Podcast, and offered their take...
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Mike Cratty
February 28, 2019 - 2:33 pm
Charlie Coyle joined Ordway, Merloni & Fauria on Wednesday to discuss his return home and his first couple games as a member of the Bruins. The Weymouth, Massachusetts native was acquired from Minnesota in exchange for Ryan Donato last week and had a shootout goal in the Bruins' loss to St...
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Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
February 27, 2019 - 1:19 pm
Maybe you’ve noticed. Or maybe you’re so determined to look at the negative side of everything you’ve ignored Zdeno Chara’s return to form as one of the best shutdown defenders in the NHL. Admittedly it was a slow progression from where Chara was when he returned after missing 19 games because of...
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