Found December 11, 2011 on
PLAYERS: Zdeno CharaTim Thomas
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
Zdeno Chara left because of a leg injury, and Tim Thomas, was replaced to start the third period. Yet the Bruins went on to break a 3-3 tie and halt a two-game slide.

Chara expected to miss about a week

The Bruins will be missing captain Zdeno Chara for a little while, but the injury he suffered appears to be relatively minor. According to a source, Chara is expected to miss this week's games against the Los Angeles Kings, ...

Zdeno Chara to miss time with leg injury

Zdeno Chara will most likely not be available for games this week against Los Angeles, Ottawa, and Philadelphia because of a leg injury, according to a source. If his recovery goes well, Chara might be ready for the Bruins’ home...

Chara Says He Feels Pretty Good

via the BostonHerald, Bruins D-man Zdeno Chara is feeling better than expected, and may not be sidelined long with the suspected left knee sprain he suffered Saturday. “Good, good, better than I expected,” said Chara, who disputed the idea that he will definitely miss one week. “The plan is to take it a day at a time. You can’t really put a time frame on it. It’s about...

Zdeno Chara 'Better Than Expected,' But Still Day-to-Day and Unlikely to Play Tuesday Against Kings

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Zdeno Chara missed practice Monday. He's likely to be out of the lineup Tuesday night against Los Angeles. But the Bruins know they are fortunate that their captain and defensive leader shouldn't be out too much longer than that. Chara suffered a lower-body injury Saturday night in Columbus when he got tangled up with Blue Jackets forward Antoine Vermette...

Bruins D Chara leaves with leg injury

Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara left Saturday night's game against Columbus with a lower-body injury. Chara appeared to hurt his leg after getting locked up with Antoine Vermette of the Blue Jackets. The Bruins said he would not return to the game. Chara had put Boston ahead with a power-play goal in the first minute of the second period. The towering defenseman has six...

Chara likely sidelined tonight

Bruins captain Zdeno Chara, injured in Saturday night’s 5-3 road victory against the Columbus Blue Jackets, said he was not likely to play in Tuesday night’s game against the Los Angeles Kings at TD Garden, but was “feeling better than I expected’’ after sitting out Monday’s practice at Ristuccia Arena.

Chara (leg) likely to miss time

Because of a leg injury, Zdeno Chara will most likely not be available for this week’s games against Los Angeles, Ottawa, and Philadelphia, according to a source. If Chara’s recovery goes well, the captain could return against Montreal at TD Garden on Dec. 19. The Bruins could also choose to keep Chara out of uniform until after Christmas to give his injury more time to heal...

Chara has lower body injury

COLUMBUS, OH.--Bruins coach Claude Julien said that Zdeno Chara suffered a lower body injury when he left tonight's game with 5:47 left in the second period, but it's not clear if the injury is major or minor in nature. Chara will be re-evaluated either tomorrow ...

Bruins' Zdeno Chara 'day-to-day'

Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara is day-to-day after suffering an injury in last night's win over the Columbus Blue...

A Night Of Injuries

via the Boston Herald, Bruins captain Zdeno Chara suffered an undisclosed injury late in the second period of the Bruins-Blue Jackets game at Nationwide Arena and will not return. It appeared Chara incurred some sort of lower body malady when he fell awkwardly while trying to protect the puck from a forechecking Antoine Vermette during a Bruins power-play. Play continued and Chara...

Puck Headlines: Giroux, Chara updates; how Kerry Fraser apologizes

Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Some gorgeous renderings of the Pegula Ice Arena have surfaced on Thank You Terry. [s/t Chris Kaminski] • Claude Giroux, the NHL's leading scorer, is out with a head injury and will not play against...

VOTE: Which injury is more gruesome?

By Alexander Monaghan President  In the NHL, injuries are simply a part of the game. Yesterday, the injuries piled up with such notable names as Zdeno Chara, Ilya Bryzgalov and Claude Giroux hitting the injured list. However, the two injuries we want to focus on were especially gruesome and thanks to Twitter we have screencaps of the proof. Option #1: Derek Dorsett lower left leg...

Top Goalie So Far This Season

Less than a week ago I picked Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings as the top goalie so far this season.  He was the best of a crowded group of top goalies in part because of the high number of saves he has had to make with the Kings.  Very quickly things have changed.  Tim Thomas of the Boston Bruins has emerged as the top goalie so far this season.  Thomas has a .941...

Hockey Hangover: December 11

Last Night's Scores:Canadiens 2, Devils 1Rangers 4,  Sabres 1Canucks 4, Senators 1Penguins 6, Islanders 3Lightning 2, Flyers 5Jets 1,  Red Wings 7Bruins 5, Blue Jackets 3Sharks 0,  Blues 1Ducks 2,  Predators 3Wild 4,  Coyotes 1Oilers 0,  Flames 3Stars 2, Kings 1Quick Stats:Ryan Kesler, Van (2 goals, 1 assist)Kyle Brodziak, Min (2 goals)The New York Rangers, reached 2,500...
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