Chara-Smith Encounter One Of Many NHL Fight Mismatches (Videos)

Zdeno Chara rarely looks up at a player in the NHL, so it was understandably amusing when Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith attempted to challenge the much larger Chara. Chara seemed to realize Smith’s mistake even before Smith did, and it prompted a look back at some of the most mismatched fights from the NHL. From heavyweights beating down on an unfortunate victim, to...
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Detroit Red Wings D, Brendan Smith, Regrets Scrap With 6’9″ Zdeno Chara

A.B. It looks like Detroit Red Wings defenseman, Brendan Smith, will do everything in his power to avoid another scrap with Boston Bruins giant, Zdeno Chara, moving forward in the playoffs. “I should have backed out; it was a heat-of-the-moment thing,” Smith said today. “I’ll be honest, next time, we’re going to stay away from that, because we want to play our game. ...
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Red Wings’ Brendan Smith: ‘I Should Have Backed Out’ Of Zdeno Chara Scrap

Don’t expect to see any more shenanigans between Brendan Smith and Zdeno Chara this week. Smith, a Detroit Red Wings forward, told reporters Monday — one day after his attempts to throw down with Chara were met with nothing but laughter — that he was wrong to engage the hulking Boston Bruins blueliner. “I should have backed out; it was a heat-of-the-moment thing,” Smith...
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Red Wings' Smith wants no part of Bruins' Chara (VIDEO)

Nothing represents the Boston Bruins physical presence like 6' 9" captain Zdeno Chara. And, as a much more beefed up Bruins team evened up their series with the Detroit Red Wings, with a 4-1 victory Sunday, at least one Red Wings player seemed a little intimidated by the big Bruin.Brendan Smith, at 6' 2", is a pretty big himself, but looked like he wanted no part...
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Zdeno Chara Thinks It’s Hilarious That You’re Trying To Fight Him

YouTube During Sunday’s Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Eastern Conference Quarter Finals between the Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings, Brendan Smith got it into his head that he was gonna go Fedor on Zdeno Chara’s Choi Hong-man. A fight almost happened. Almost. Chara thought it was hilarious — the look on his face in that header image is the look on his face for the entire...
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Video: Boston Bruins' Zdeno Chara having a good laugh at the expense of Brendan Smith

If Detroit Red Wings' defenseman Brendan Smith has something to prove to the Boston Bruins, his own teammates or to the world as a whole, he probably shouldn't target the most fearsome hockey player on the planet.Smith, the 6' 1" older brother of Bruins' forward Reilly, apparently had an episode of Napoleon Syndrome at the end of the first period of Sunday'...
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Brendan Smith Wanting To Fight Zdeno Chara Was The Cutest Thing Ever

The Red Wings aren’t exactly known for fighting (ie. they don’t fight), and that made Brendan Smith’s faux attempt at throwing down with Zdeno Chara just that much more funny on Sunday. Brendan did his best to let the big fella know that he wanted to throw down, and Chara responded with only a giggle. Just perfect. The Bruins would also get the last laugh as they evened the...
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Zdeno Chara laughs at Brendan Smith during fight (Video)

Zdeno Chara and Brendan Smith play the same position. You wouldn’t know that by looking at the Boston Bruins captain when he almost squared off with Smith on Sunday, but that’s because Chara is a giant. A scrum broke out during Game 2 of Boston’s opening round playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings, and […]
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Bruins’ Zdeno Chara Laughs At Red Wings’ Brendan Smith

At the end of the first period, tempers flared a bit between the Red Wings and Bruins, capping off with this shoving match between Zdeno Chara and Brendan Smith. Chara seemingly toyed with Smith, laughing the whole time, knowing full well that Smith wouldn’t fight him. Chara has 7 inches and 55 lbs on Smith, so it’s in Smith’s best interest to not fight Chara. Both of them...
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Bruins’ Zdeno Chara Laughs At Brendan Smith’s Attempt To Fight Him (GIF)

Bruins captain Zdeno Chara and Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith got into a shoving matching at the end of the first period in Sunday’s first-round playoff game at TD Garden. Smith, who stands eight inches shorter than Chara, tried to throw a few jabs at the Boston defenseman. It didn’t rattle Chara, though, as he just stood there and laughed at Smith. Maybe Chara was...
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