Bruins fans may not have to wait long to find out the fate of legendary defenseman Zdeno Chara. Chara, has expressed his desire to return to the Bruins, so now it will be up to management to decide if the want to bring back the 43 year old veteran.
Although Chara has lost a step the past few seasons, Chara believes he can still be a solid contributor.
“I’m positive and I believe that I can still play this game and contribute to the team. I want to stay in Boston. I want to be a Boston Bruin. I want to continue to lead by example and share my experiences and my game skills with the younger players and my teammates. That hasn’t changed. I’m committed, so we’ll see what’s going to happen next.”
Chara, clearly would like one more shot at bringing home the Stanley Cup.
“I’m committed to the Boston Bruins,” he said. “I’m committed to Boston fans and the city of Boston. I think I’ve expressed that a number of times. I’m excited about the future of this team. Like I said, we are going to whatever we can to win another Stanley Cup.
"I believe I can still play this game and contribute to the team and I want to stay in Boston. I want to be a Boston Bruin. I want to continue to lead by example and share my experiences…that hasn’t changed. I’m committed. We’ll see what’s gonna happen next." – Zdeno Chara pic.twitter.com/VZOIOx60Cn
— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) September 3, 2020