Found December 14, 2011 on ESPN:
PLAYERS: Zdeno Chara
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
Zdeno Chara did not play for the Bruins Wednesday night.

Chara will not play

KANATA, Ont. -- Not surprisingly, Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara will not play tonight against the Ottawa Senators. Chara, who suffered a suspected minor knee sprain Saturday, returned to the ice yesterday morning and suggested there was a chance he'd play. But coach Claude Julien said the decision to hold him ...

Zdeno Chara Feeling Good About Injury Status After Skating on Wednesday

Losing Zdeno Chara for an extended period of time would be a big blow to the Bruins. Fortunately, the captain is doing alright following the injury he sustained during Saturday's game in Columbus. Chara skated on Tuesday, after which he revealed that he didn't feel too bad. Head coach Claude Julien said the big defenseman has been doing a lot of biking since the injury as...

Zdeno Chara Returns to Ice for Morning Workout in Ottawa, But Unlikely to Return to Game Action Against Senators

Zdeno Chara returned to the ice Wednesday morning in Ottawa, but it's unlikely he'll return to game action on Wednesday night. While the rest of the Bruins got the morning off after beating the Kings 3-0 in Boston and traveling to Ottawa on Tuesday night, Chara and Jordan Caron, who had been a healthy scratch on Tuesday, got in a non-contact workout Wednesday morning with...

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.

Injured Chara goes for a spin

As expected of a player who hadn’t touched skate blade to ice in four days, Zdeno Chara didn’t feel at his best when he twirled around the Scotiabank Place sheet yesterday morning. But considering how well Chara has recovered since injuring his left knee on Saturday against Columbus at Nationwide Arena, yesterday’s morning skate was a welcome session for the Boston captain...

For Zdeno Chara, return date gets closer

OTTAWA - Although defenseman Zdeno Chara hinted yesterday morning he might play last night against the Senators,...

Bruins Live Blog: B's Return Home to Face Kings Squad With John Stevens Now on Coaching Throne

8 a.m. ET: The Bruins expect to be without their captain on Tuesday after Zdeno Chara suffered a leg injury Saturday in Columbus. The Kings will definitely be without their coach, as Terry Murray was fired on Monday. John Stevens takes over behind the Los Angeles bench on an interim basis and the former Flyers bench boss will coach his first game for the Kings Tuesday night against...

Game 30: Bruins at Senators

OTTAWA – Good morning from Scotiabank Place, where the Bruins will look for their third straight win tonight against the Senators. Zdeno Chara (knee) is scheduled to skate this morning along with Jordan Caron, who was a healthy scratch last...

Breather for Bruins following back-to-back wins

OTTAWA – The Bruins have been given the day off. Only Zdeno Chara (knee) and Jordan Caron (healthy scratch) are skating this afternoon at the Canadian International Hockey Academy in Rockland, Ontario. The Bruins will practice at CIH Academy tomorrow...

Updates: Kings at Bruins

About 10 minutes from puck drop, Bruins vs. Kings, here at TD Garden. Bruins skate 13 forwards in warmup. Either Danny Paille or Zach Hamill will be scratched. Steve Kampfer in team captain Zdeno Chara. No one wearing the...

Rask to start in net against Kings, Chara and Campbell sidelined

  After coming in to relieve Tim Thomas in the third period of Saturday night’s 5-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets, Tuukka Rask will get the start tonight for the Bruins as they take on the Los Angeles Kings at the Garden. We know that Claude Julien likes to rest his top goaltender, to save the veterans energy for the postseason, but very rarely is a goalie of Thomas...

Game 30 Preview: Bruins vs. Senators

There's a ever-so-slight chance Bruins will get Zdeno Chara tonight. According to Bish over at, Big Z was looking pretty good on the ice this morning, skating reporter Fluto added that Chara skated for 35 minutes. "No hard starts/stops." Of course, as of this post, there's no official word on if Z would play tonight or not. But the...

Game Day Preview: 29. Los Angeles Kings @ Boston Bruins. WE MISS YOU ALREADY ZDENO!

I feel like it's been forever since the Bruins played a game, but that's probably because Saturday night I was drowning myself in Narragansett beer and Jameson whiskey at a Christmas party with the Bruins game on in the background. It was a good win, but it came at a price. Tim Thomas was pulled before the start of the third period and Zdeno Chara left with an injury. There...

Bruins Mailbag: Properly Pronouncing Benoit Pouliot's Name and Unveiling Reason Behind NHL Switching Home Jerseys

After a small bump in the road with back-to-back losses last week, the Bruins have returned to their winning ways and begun another win streak with victories over Columbus and Los Angeles. Not all the news was good for the Bruins this past week though. After staying relatively healthy for the first two months of the season, Boston has been hit with a few key injuries. Daniel Paille...

B's Annual Toy Delivery presented by AT&T

BOSTON, MA – On Tuesday, December 20, beginning at approximately 11:45 a.m., the entire 2011 – 12 Boston Bruins team including Patrice Bergeron, Zdeno Chara, Nathan Horton, Milan Lucic, and Tim Thomas will continue the Bruins annual to...
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