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Zdeno Chara

Zdeno Chara  #33

Boston Bruins  Defenseman
NUMBER: 33 BIRTHDATE: March 18, 1977  (AGE 38)
HEIGHT: 6' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Trencin, Slovakia
WEIGHT: 250 DRAFTED: NYI / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (56th overall)
Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award 2010-2011
James Norris Memorial Trophy 2008-2009
2015-16: Has 1-2=3 totals in 2 of his last 4 gp w/2 assists 1/25 at PHI & a goal 1/26 vs ANA ... Has 2-6=8 totals in 7 of his last 13 gp ... Played his 1,200th NHL game 10/23 at NYI ... Multi-Pt Gms: 4 ... Inj: 2. Tm Rec in Lineup: 27-16-6 ... Out: 0-2-0 ... w/G: 3-2-2 ... w/A: 11-3-4 ... w/Pt: 13-5-5 ... PP Pts: 2-6=8 ... GW Pts: 2-2=4 First Half Scoring: 5-17=22 ... Second Half Scoring: 2-3=5 Fun Fact: Currently has the highest career plus/minus (+196) of all active defensemen and 5th-best of all active players.
AHL All-Rookie Team (1998) WC-A All-Star Team (2004) NHL First All-Star Team (2004, 2009, 2014) NHL Second All-Star Team (2006, 2008, 2011, 2012) James Norris Memorial Trophy (2009) Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award (2011) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012) Traded to Ottawa by NY Islanders with Bill Muckalt and NY Islanders' 1st round choice (Jason Spezza) in 2001 Entry Draft for Alexei Yashin, June 23, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Farjestad (Sweden), September 24, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 1, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Lev Praha (KHL), October 2, 2012.


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