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Sport Bruins’ Zdeno Chara Honors Nicklas Lidstrom In Heartfelt Instagram Post

00:55  17 november  2019
00:55  17 november  2019 Source:

Reaching another milestone had Zdeno Chara in a reflective mood

  Reaching another milestone had Zdeno Chara in a reflective mood The Bruins captain, who suited up for his 1,500th NHL game, said, “I’ve been very lucky. It’s a special night.” Chara became the 21st player and sixth defenseman to suit up 1,500 times. Tuesday’s game left him 30 away from 1,000 as a Bruin.“I love this game so much, on the ice and off the ice,” said Chara, the Black and Gold captain the last 14 seasons. “I just enjoy every day, being along with my teammates, going out there [to] perform.”Third-year back liner Charlie McAvoy, who has had Chara as a partner for the bulk of his 131-game career, is grateful to learn from him.“A special guy, a special player,” McAvoy said.

It was a busy Saturday for Zdeno Chara , to say the least. The 42-year-old Boston Bruins defenseman began the day by signing Sunday morning, Chara took to Instagram to honor his father, who played a huge role in the Email check failed, please try again. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

227.8k Followers, 166 Following, 170 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Zdeno Chara (@zeechara33).

Two of the greatest defensemen in NHL history met up Friday night at Scotiabank Arena.

Zdeno Chara in a baseball uniform © Provided by New England Sports Network L.P. Zdeno Chara

And, since one of them was Zdeno Chara, NHL fans were treated to a memorable Instagram post.

Chara and the Boston Bruins squared off with (and eventually beat) the Toronto Maple Leafs on Hall of Fame Night. The 2019 Hockey Hall of Fame class -- which will be inducted Monday, was on hand to drop the ceremonial first puck, while a slew of other legends also were in the house.

One of them was Nicklas Lidstrom, perhaps one of the five best blueliners the game ever has seen. Lidstrom also is one of Chara's idols, and the two shared a few words outside the Bruins locker room.

Here's Chara's post about the encounter:

Classy, as always.

The Bruins will return to the ice Saturday night when they visit the Washington Capitals.

Krejci's OT goal lifts Bruins over Rangers, 3-2 .
BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak believes good things come to those who wait. The Bruins have done plenty of waiting lately. And plenty of winning. Pastrnak scored his NHL-leading 24th goal and assisted on David Krejci’s goal 1:40 into overtime, and Boston came from two goals down to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Friday. The Bruins rallied for their sixth straight win after finding themselves in the familiar situation of a late-game deficit. After Sean Kuraly made it 2-1 with 1:32 left in the second, Pastrnak tied it to force overtime on a one-timer from the left circle 4:27 into the third.

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