Found June 30, 2012 on Boston Sports Then & Now:
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“Big Z” as he is called in the “Hub Of Hockey” has made his mark on the Boston Bruins franchise since his arrival in 2006. All Zdeno Chara has done in his tenure with the Black & Gold is become one of the top elite defensemen in the NHL. Chara has only has won the Norris once back in 2009, but he has always been in the mix. He is a leader by definition, plays the game just one way…PHYSICAL and has one of the most feared shots in hockey.

But besides all those individual skills and accomplishments, he is a CAPTAIN and UNSELFISH TEAMMATE. He led by example during the Bruins Stanley Cup Championship run by playing the second most minutes per game (Dennis Seidenberg was the only Bruins player who played more). Zdeno received the biggest reward of for all the hard work he has put in throughout his career, he was now a CHAMPION.

When he hoisted Lord Stanley above his head in Vancouver, his primal screams of joy and jubilation echoed through the hockey world.

He was bringing the Cup back home…

So let’s re-live some of the moments that DEFINE the man they can “Big Z”:

Zdeno looks bring Lord Stanley BACK.…what do you say?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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