Found September 15, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
PLAYERS: Zdeno Chara
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
He’s big. Huge actually. So it would seem to make sense that Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara would be placed in front of the opposition’s net during the power play. At 6’9″ and 255 pounds he not only provides a massive screen for opposing goalies but would prove difficult – perhaps impossible at times – for defenders to try and get him out of the way. “We’re tinkering with that” Bruins head coach Claude Julien told the Boston Globe. “We’re going to have a look at that. We have some guys that we feel can shoot the puck from the back-end. Z is probably one of our best guys at screening with his big body.

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