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Zdeno Chara | Defenseman | #33

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (40) / 3/18/1977
Ht / Wt:  6'9' / 250
Drafted: 1996 / Rd. 3 (56) / NYI
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Zdeno Chara has continued to play big minutes for the Boston Bruins this season.
Chara is 40 years old, but that hasn't stopped him from being a big-minute shutdown defenseman. The veteran has played 24 minutes or more in five of his last seven contests. "[Chara] thrives on it; he wants it. Sometimes you’ve got to grab him by the scruff – well I can’t – but [B’s assistant coach] Kevin [Dean] will try to get him off in [some of] those situations – not in a five-on-three – but he relishes that role," head coach Bruce Cassidy of Chara's ability to kill penalties. "If you look at our PK all year it has been in the top five, maybe slipped out to seven or eight. Zee is the biggest reason on it – and the goaltender has to make the saves. That’s not being disrespectful to [Patrice Bergeron], who does a great job, or [Riley] Nash, but Zee sees a lion’s share of it, and he sets the tone on it." Jan 20 - 10:22 AM

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Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Patrice Bergeron
2David Krejci
3Ryan Spooner
4Sean Kuraly
5Riley Nash
LW1Brad Marchand
2Jake DeBrusk
3Tim Schaller
4Frank Vatrano
RW1David Pastrnak
2Danton Heinen
3David Backes
4Noel Acciari
D1Torey Krug
2Charlie McAvoy
3Brandon Carlo
4Zdeno Chara
5Adam McQuaid
6Kevan Miller
7Matthew Grzelcyk
8Rob O'Gara
G1Tuukka Rask
2Anton Khudobin