Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 10/10/12
Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals ended the Boston Bruins' season prematurely in the 2012 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. On Tuesday, Zdeno Chara got a chance to get some personal revenge. The Bruins' captain faced Alex Ovechkin and his Dynamo Moscow squad, and the Russian forward bested Big Z again, scoring the lone goal in a 1-0 win. The matchup between the two KHL teams brought some NHL superstardom to the table and ESPN2 aired the game in an attempt the ease the hockey withdrawals many fans are encountering during the lockout. Fans are still yearning for the real thing and would rather see Chara and Ovechkin suiting up for their NHL clubs sooner rather than later, but they will have to at least wait until Oct. 24. Another Bruin, center Patrice Bergeron, made his debut for the Swiss team Lugano on Tuesday and netted two goals and had two assists. To see highlights of Chara and Ovechkin's matchup, check out the video above.
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