Zdeno Chara

[ad_1] In today’s NHL, speed dominates. No longer can teams roster slow, hulking defensemen capable of obstructing opponents into submission. But, if a player has speed and size, they can be lethal. According to Hockey-Graphs, the average NHLer stands six-foot-one and weighs 201 pounds (as of the 2014-15 season). When compared to the average NHL
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[ad_1] As the 2018-19 NHL season approaches, many of the Ottawa Senators’ questions remain unanswered. Trade rumours have surrounded the team all through this summer, with captain Erik Karlsson at the center of the speculation. Goaltender Craig Anderson asked for a trade at the beginning of the offseason, Bobby Ryan has been linked to Karlsson in
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[ad_1] Long before he became one of the biggest and most disappointing contracts in New York Islanders franchise history, Alexei Yashin was traded to the Islanders from the Ottawa Senators back on June 23, 2001. At the time, Yashin was a talented forward with a high-skill level and offensive upside that was clearly appealing to
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[ad_1] Well, it couldn’t have been a more disappointing end to the year for the Boston Bruins. This team had a wildly successful season under head coach Bruce Cassidy, who completed his first full campaign as head coach, accumulating a record of 50-20-12 for 112 total points. Those 112 points were good for second-most in
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[ad_1] Unless they’re named Jaromir Jagr or Tom Brady, turning 40 tends to mark the last hoorah of a professional athlete’s career. Well, we might have to add Zdeno Chara to the list of players who just keep on playing. Drafted 56th overall by the New York Islanders in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft, the 6-foot-9-inch, 250-pound defenseman
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