NHL

Boston Bruins
Position
D
 
Jersey
33
Name  Zdeno Chara
Born  3/18/1977
Height  6-9
Weight  255
Shoots  L
4/13/2014 3:39:00 PM
Description: Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (rest) missed Sunday's regular season finale.
Insight: Chara finish the season strong, picking up 13 points over his last 17 games to finish with 40 points (17 G, 23 A).
 
4/10/2014 7:51:00 PM
Description: Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (rest) will sit out Thursday, according to Amalie Benjamin of the Boston Globe.
Insight: Boston has clinched the No. 1 seed and is resting Chara and Patrice Bergeron Thursday. Chara has 17 goals, 22 assists and 168 SOG in 76 games this season.
 
Hot3/30/2014 7:29:00 PM
Description: Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara scored a goal Sunday at Philadelphia.
Insight: Chara has recorded nine points in his last 12 games and 36 in 72 games this season. He has had at least 41 points in each of his last eight full seasons but probably won't get there in 2013-14.
 
Hot3/13/2014 9:43:00 PM
Description: Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara scored another goal Thursday, giving him one in two straight games and a point in three straight.
Insight: Chara has 30 points (16 goals) this season in 63 games. He hasn't had less than 41 in any full season since 2002-03 but he probably won't reach that with 16 games left.
 
3/12/2014 10:27:00 PM
Description: Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara's goal on Wednesday gave him a point in two straight games.
Insight: Chara didn't have a point in his first five games of March. The 36-year-old has just 29 points this season and will end up with his lowest point total for a full season since he had 23 in 2001-02 unless he goes off in Boston's last 17 games.
 
2/8/2014 9:46:00 AM
Description: Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara will miss Saturday's game against Ottawa.
Insight: Chara was Slovakia's flag-bearer for the opening ceremonies and had planned to miss the last two games before the break.
 
2/4/2014 5:43:00 PM
Description: Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara will play his last game before the Olympics break Tuesday, according to the Boston Herald.
Insight: Chara will be Slovakia's flag-bearer for the opening ceremonies, so he'll miss the last two games before the break.
 
2/1/2014 4:00:00 PM
Description: Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara will miss a couple games to be his country's flag bearer at the Olympics. SOURCE: Boston Globe
Insight: Chara will miss games against St. Louis and Ottawa on Thursday and Saturday. The Boston captain has 13 goals and 10 assists on 118 SOG this season.
 
1/25/2014 5:07:00 PM
Description: Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara's two goals Saturday were his first two since Dec. 17.
Insight: Chara is now tied with Dustin Byfuglien and teammate Torey Krug for third among defensemen with 11 goals. However, he only has 10 assists and 109 SOG in 49 games. Anyone who paid for the 45-point, 200-shot blueliner Chara was from 2004 to 2012 has been disappointed.
 
12/30/2013 7:09:00 PM
Description: Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara was back at practice on Monday but remains questionable for Tuesday's game versus Ottawa. SOURCE: Boston Globe
Insight: Chara sat out Saturday with an undisclosed injury. If we had to guess, the durable Chara (nine goals, eight assists in 38 games) will probably be back in the lineup on New Year's Eve.
 
12/28/2013 7:00:00 PM
Description: Boston defenseman Zdeno Chara is sitting out Saturday due to an undisclosed injury.
Insight: Chara was a late scratch against the Senators. He has nine goals, 17 points, 27 PIM and 88 SOG in 38 games this season.
 
12/17/2013 10:35:00 PM
Description: Boston defenseman Zdeno Chara scored both goals in Tuesday's win over Calgary.
Insight: Chara is tied with Ottawa's Erik Karlsson for the most goals by a defenseman this season (nine each). Tuesday was Chara's first multi-goal game since 2011.
 
12/10/2013 10:48:00 AM
Description: Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara is dealing with flu-like symptoms and is questionable for Tuesday's game against Calgary.
Insight: Chara has always been a force at the offensive end with his powerful shot. He's posted seven goals and 12 points in 30 games this season.
 
10/5/2013 10:03:00 PM
Description: Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara scored his first goal of the season Saturday against the Red Wings.
Insight: Chara took three shots in the game. The blueliner scored at his usual pace in 2012-13 with seven goals in 48 games, but he had just 12 assists (0.25 apg). Chara averaged 0.43 apg in his first seven seasons with Boston.
 
6/23/2013 9:31:00 AM
Description: Zdeno Chara scored Boston's only goal Saturday in a Game 5 loss to Chicago.
Insight: He went top shelf on Corey Crawford to cut the lead to 2-1 with 16:20 remaining in the third period. Despite contributing four points over his last three games, Chara's plus/minus rating during that stretch is -5.
 
5/9/2013 9:23:00 AM
Description: Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara assisted on all four goals Wednesday versus the Maple Leafs.
Insight: Chara has five assists in the series with a +4 rating. Boston can close out the Leafs Friday night in Game 5 at TD Garden.
 
4/23/2013 3:00:00 PM
Description: Boston defenseman Zdeno Chara is probable for Tuesday's game against Philadelphia with an undisclosed injury.
Insight: Chara didn't practice on Monday after a collision in the game against Florida Sunday. He's got seven goals and 12 assists this season and a stellar +16 rating with 104 shots. He's a top defenseman and fantasy owners need him on the ice for the stretch run.
 
4/15/2013 5:41:00 PM
Description: Monday night's Bruins versus Senators game in Boston has been postponed.
Insight: The city is still reeling after multiple explosions went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon around 2 p.m. No makeup date has been announced.
 
3/5/2013 10:40:00 PM
Description: Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara had a goal with three shots Tuesday against Montreal.
Insight: Chara has four goals in 20 games, which is right in line with his pace over the last two seasons. However, after averaging 0.5 assists per game last season he has just 0.25 per game this year.
 
Hot1/28/2013 10:30:00 PM
Description: Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara generated a goal and two assists Monday in a 5-3 win over the Hurricanes.
Insight: The veteran blue liner has now scored in back-to-back games. He was third in the NHL in plus/minus last season (+33) and should be among the league leaders in that category again in 2013.
 

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Schedule

Thursday, April 24Full Scoreboard
Boston 4/24 8:00 PM ET
Detroit NBCSN, TSN, NESN, FSN-DET
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Game Four. Boston leads series, 2-1.
Colorado 4/24 9:30 PM ET
Minnesota CNBC, TSN2, Alt, FSN-N,WI
Western Conference Quarterfinals, Game Four. Colorado leads series, 2-1.
San Jose 4/24 10:30 PM ET
Los Angeles NBCSN, CBC, FSN-W, CSN-CA
Western Conference Quarterfinals, Game Four. San Jose leads series, 3-0.
Full Scoreboard

Standings

2013 - 2014 NHL Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
p-Boston 54 19 9 117 261 177 31-7-3 23-12-6 18-9-3
x-Tampa Bay 46 27 9 101 240 215 25-10-6 21-17-3 19-8-3
x-Montreal 46 28 8 100 215 204 23-13-5 23-15-3 18-8-4
x-Detroit 39 28 15 93 222 230 18-13-10 21-15-5 17-8-5
Ottawa 37 31 14 88 236 265 18-17-6 19-14-8 14-9-7
Toronto 38 36 8 84 231 256 24-16-1 14-20-7 14-13-3
Florida 29 45 8 66 196 268 16-20-5 13-25-3 13-16-1
Buffalo 21 51 10 52 157 248 13-21-7 8-30-3 7-18-5
 
Metropolitan Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Pittsburgh 51 24 7 109 249 207 28-9-4 23-15-3 20-8-2
x-NY Rangers 45 31 6 96 218 193 20-17-4 25-14-2 16-11-3
x-Philadelphia 42 30 10 94 236 235 24-14-3 18-16-7 15-11-4
x-Columbus 43 32 7 93 231 216 22-15-4 21-17-3 16-13-1
Washington 38 30 14 90 235 240 21-13-7 17-17-7 12-15-3
New Jersey 35 29 18 88 197 208 21-11-9 14-18-9 16-9-5
Carolina 36 35 11 83 207 230 18-17-6 18-18-5 15-13-2
NY Islanders 34 37 11 79 225 267 13-19-9 21-18-2 10-16-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
2013 - 2014 NHL Western Conference Standings
 
Central Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Colorado 52 22 8 112 250 220 26-11-4 26-11-4 19-6-3
x-St. Louis 52 23 7 111 248 191 28-9-4 24-14-3 21-6-2
x-Chicago 46 21 15 107 267 220 27-7-7 19-14-8 13-13-3
x-Minnesota 43 27 12 98 207 206 26-10-5 17-17-7 14-12-3
x-Dallas 40 31 11 91 235 228 23-11-7 17-20-4 13-11-5
Nashville 38 32 12 88 216 242 19-17-5 19-15-7 12-13-4
Winnipeg 37 35 10 84 227 237 18-17-6 19-18-4 9-15-5
 
Pacific Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
z-Anaheim 54 20 8 116 266 209 29-8-4 25-12-4 22-4-3
x-San Jose 51 22 9 111 249 200 29-7-5 22-15-4 18-7-3
x-Los Angeles 46 28 8 100 206 174 23-14-4 23-14-4 16-10-3
Phoenix 37 30 15 89 216 231 22-14-5 15-16-10 14-9-6
Vancouver 36 35 11 83 196 223 20-15-6 16-20-5 12-13-4
Calgary 35 40 7 77 209 241 19-19-3 16-21-4 11-15-3
Edmonton 29 44 9 67 203 270 16-22-3 13-22-6 8-17-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1
 
Final
MIA 101
CHA 97
7:05pm Tonight
CHR
DUR
 
Final
ATL 3
MIA 1
Final
CHC 5
ARI 7
Final
COL 10
SFG 12
Final
OAK 0
TEX 3
Final
SEA 5
HOU 3
Final
PIT 2
CIN 5
Final
CLE 5
KAN 3
Final
WAS 5
ANA 4
Final
TOR 8
BAL 10
Final
DET 4
CWS 6
Final
TAM 4
MIN 6
Final
BOS 5
NYY 1
Final
NYM 3
STL 2
Final
MIL 5
SDP 2
Final
LOS 5
PHI 2
12:05pm Today
CLE
KAN
12:35pm Today
PIT
CIN
1:08pm Today
DET
CWS
1:10pm Today
TAM
MIN
1:10pm Today
NYM
STL
2:20pm Today
CHC
ARI
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
SDP
7:07pm Tonight
TOR
BAL
7:10pm Tonight
BOS
NYY
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
OAK
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
PHI
Final
MIA 101
CHA 97
Final
SAN 92
DAL 113
Final
HOU 105
POR 112
7:00pm Tonight
ATL
IND
8:00pm Tonight
MEM
OKC
10:30pm Tonight
GSW
LAC
Final
CLB 4
PIT 3
Final
DAL 4
ANA 2
Final
CHI 4
STL 3
8:00pm Tonight
DET
BOS
9:30pm Tonight
MIN
COL
10:30pm Tonight
LOS
SJS
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1
 
7:05pm Tonight
CHR
DUR