Zdeno Chara

#33
age47
posD
shotl
h6'9"
w249lbs
BirthdateMar 18, 1977
Draft Class1996 round3 pick56
No Current Contract

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2021-2022 | Standard Contract

1yr
value$750K
cap hit$750K
Signed By
Signed On Oct 10, 2021
Signing Agent Matt Keator
Signing Status UFA age 44
Expiry 2022 UFA age 45
Qualifying Offer on Expiry -

Zdeno Chara Updates

Sep 20 2022

Chara announced his retirement Tuesday and will sign a one-day contract to end his career as a Bruin.

May 23 2022

Chara finished what could be the last season of his Hall of Fame career with two goals, 12 assists, and a second-best team rating of plus-8.

Apr 29 2022

Chara scored a goal in the final minute of a 6-4 loss to Tampa Bay on Friday. It may have been his final game in the NHL.

Apr 28 2022

Chara (illness) will play against visiting Washington on Thursday.

Apr 26 2022

Chara (illness) will not play Tuesday against the Washington Capitals.

Apr 25 2022

Chara was nominated for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy on Monday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

Apr 15 2022

Chara scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 6-3 loss to Pittsburgh.

Apr 7 2022

Chara has yet to score a goal in 60 games for the New York Islanders this season.

Apr 5 2022

Chara has yet to score a goal in 59 games for the New York Islanders entering the game Tuesday versus the Dallas Stars.

Mar 18 2022

Chara has zero goals and nine assists in 49 games for the New York Islanders this season.

Mar 11 2022

Chara (upper body) was activated off injured reserve Friday.

Mar 10 2022

Chara (upper body) won't play Thursday versus Columbus, but coach Barry Trotz expects the 44-year-old blueliner to return to action Friday against the Winnipeg Jets, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

Mar 8 2022

Chara (upper body) might be an option for Thursday's clash with Columbus, Stefen Rosner of NYI Hockey Now reports.

Mar 5 2022

Chara (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, retroactive to Feb. 26.

Mar 1 2022

Chara (upper body) is expected to miss the Isles' next two contests, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

Profile

UFA Year 2004
ELC Year
Waivers Age 22
Nationality Slovakia
Est Career Earnings
$108,784,000
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Career Stats By Contract

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2021-2022 Standard Contract
1yr
value$750,000$750K
cap hit$750,000$750K
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Signed By
Signed On Oct 10 2021
Signing Agent Matt Keator
Signed On Oct 10 2021
Signing Status
UFA
age 44
% Cap Contract Start 0.92%
Notes
GP Bonus
Abbreviated $Amounts
2021-22
2022
Cap Hit $750,000$750K UFAage 45
AAV $1,500,000$1.50M
Base $750,000$750K
Performance Bonuses $750,000$750K
Signing Bonuses -
Total Salary $750,000$750K
Minors Salary $750,000$750K
Clauses
-
UFA Year

2020-2021 Standard Contract
1yr
value$795,000$795K
cap hit$795,000$795K
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Signed By
Signed On Dec 30 2020
Signing Agent Matt Keator
Signed On Dec 30 2020
Signing Status
UFA
age 43
% Cap Contract Start 0.98%
Notes
$230,000 at 10 games played; $250,000 if Club makes playoffs; $250,000 if Club wins Stanley Cup
Abbreviated $Amounts
2020-21
2021
Cap Hit $795,000$795K UFAage 44
AAV $1,525,000$1.53M
Base $795,000$795K
Performance Bonuses $730,000$730K
Signing Bonuses -
Total Salary $795,000$795K
Minors Salary $795,000$795K
Clauses
NMC
UFA Year

2019-2020 Standard Contract
1yr
value$2,000,000$2.00M
cap hit$2,000,000$2.00M
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Signed On Mar 23 2019
Signing Agent Matt Keator
Signed On Mar 23 2019
Signing Status
UFA
age 42
% Cap Contract Start 2.45%
Abbreviated $Amounts
2019-20
2020
Cap Hit $2,000,000$2.00M UFAage 43
AAV $3,750,000$3.75M
Base $2,000,000$2.00M
Performance Bonuses $1,750,000$1.75M
Signing Bonuses -
Total Salary $2,000,000$2.00M
Minors Salary $2,000,000$2.00M
Clauses
NMC
UFA Year

2018-2019 Standard Contract
1yr
value$5,000,000$5.00M
cap hit$5,000,000$5.00M
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Signed By
Signed On Mar 28 2018
Signing Agent Matt Keator
Signed On Mar 28 2018
Signing Status
UFA
age 41
% Cap Contract Start 6.29%
Abbreviated $Amounts
2018-19
2019
Cap Hit $5,000,000$5.00M UFAage 42
AAV $6,750,000$6.75M
Base $5,000,000$5.00M
Performance Bonuses $1,750,000$1.75M
Signing Bonuses -
Total Salary $5,000,000$5.00M
Minors Salary $5,000,000$5.00M
Clauses
NMC
UFA Year

2011-2018 Standard Contract
7yrs
value$45,500,000$45.50M
cap hit$6,500,000$6.50M
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Signed On Oct 10 2010
Signed On Oct 10 2010
Signing Status
UFA
age 33
% Cap Contract Start 10.76%
Abbreviated $Amounts
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018
Cap Hit $6,916,667$6.92M $6,916,667$6.92M $6,916,667$6.92M $6,916,667$6.92M $6,916,667$6.92M $6,916,667$6.92M $4,000,000$4.00M UFAage 41
AAV $6,916,667$6.92M $6,916,667$6.92M $6,916,667$6.92M $6,916,667$6.92M $6,916,667$6.92M $6,916,667$6.92M $4,000,000$4.00M
Base $7,500,000$7.50M $6,000,000$6.00M $8,000,000$8.00M $7,000,000$7.00M $7,000,000$7.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $4,000,000$4.00M
Performance Bonuses - - - - - - -
Signing Bonuses $1,000,000$1.00M - - - - - -
Total Salary $8,500,000$8.50M $6,000,000$6.00M $8,000,000$8.00M $7,000,000$7.00M $7,000,000$7.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $4,000,000$4.00M
Minors Salary $8,500,000$8.50M $6,000,000$6.00M $8,000,000$8.00M $7,000,000$7.00M $7,000,000$7.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $4,000,000$4.00M
Clauses
NMC
NMC
NMC
NMC
NMC
NMC
NMC
UFA Year

2006-2011 Standard Contract
5yrs
value$37,500,000$37.50M
cap hit$7,500,000$7.50M
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Signed On Jul 2 2006
Signed On Jul 2 2006
Signing Status
UFA
age 29
% Cap Contract Start 17.05%
Abbreviated $Amounts
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
2009-10
2010-11
2011
Cap Hit $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M UFAage 34
AAV $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M
Base $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M
Performance Bonuses - - - - -
Signing Bonuses - - - - -
Total Salary $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M
Minors Salary $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $7,500,000$7.50M
Clauses
NTC
NTC
NTC
NTC
NTC
UFA Year

2005-2006 Standard Contract
2yrs
value$3,724,000$3.72M
cap hit$1,862,000$1.86M
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Signed On Aug 10 2004
Signed On Aug 10 2004
Signing Status age 27
% Cap Contract Start 4.77%
Abbreviated $Amounts
2005-06
2006
Cap Hit $1,862,000$1.86M UFAage 29
AAV $1,862,000$1.86M
Base $3,724,000$3.72M
Performance Bonuses -
Signing Bonuses -
Total Salary $3,724,000$3.72M
Minors Salary $3,724,000$3.72M
Clauses
-
UFA Year

1999-2004 Entry Level Contract
1yr
value-
cap hit-
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Signed By
Signed On Jan 1 1970
Signed On Jan 1 1970
Signing Status age 6
% Cap Contract Start %
Abbreviated $Amounts
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004
Cap Hit - - - - - age 27
AAV - - - - -
Base $875,000$875K $632,500$633K $1,100,000$1.10M $1,750,000$1.75M $2,400,000$2.40M
Performance Bonuses - - - - -
Signing Bonuses - - - - -
Total Salary $875,000$875K $632,500$633K $1,100,000$1.10M $1,750,000$1.75M $2,400,000$2.40M
Minors Salary - - - - -
Clauses
-
-
-
-
-
UFA Year

1999-2004 Standard Contract
1yr
value-
cap hit-
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Signed On Jul 18 2024
Signed On Jul 18 2024
Signing Status age
% Cap Contract Start %
Abbreviated $Amounts
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004
Cap Hit - - - - - age 27
AAV - - - - -
Base $875,000$875K $632,500$633K $1,100,000$1.10M $1,750,000$1.75M $2,400,000$2.40M
Performance Bonuses - - - - -
Signing Bonuses - - - - -
Total Salary $875,000$875K $632,500$633K $1,100,000$1.10M $1,750,000$1.75M $2,400,000$2.40M
Minors Salary - - - - -
Clauses
-
-
-
-
-
UFA Year

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