Zdeno Chara

Age 42 Mar 18, 1977
Trencin SVK
Defense shoots left
6'9" 206 cm
250 lbs 113 kg
ELC Signing Age 7
Waivers Signing Age 22
UFA Year 2000
Agent Matt Keator
Draft Year 1996
Drafted Overall 56
Draft Round 3
Draft Team New York Islanders

Transaction History
Mar 23, 2019 Boston Bruins signed D Zdeno Chara to a one-year, $2 million contract extension.
Dec 27, 2018 Activated Boston Bruins activated D Zdeno Chara from injured reserve.
Nov 20, 2018 Injured Boston Bruins placed D Zdeno Chara on IR.
Mar 28, 2018 Boston Bruins Agreed to terms with D Zdeno Chara on a one-year, $5 million contract extension.
Oct 24, 2014 Injured Boston Bruins placed D Zdeno Chara on IR.
Oct 9, 2010 Boston Bruins (Zdeno Chara) signed to a seven-year contract extension.
2018-2019 Regular Season Stats

Zdeno Chara
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Boston Bruins 62 5 9 14 22 57 1,087 56.04 54.31 3.28 54.01 1.37 0.22 0.55
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
1994-1995 HK Dukla Trencin U20 Slovakia U20 2 0 0 0 0
1994-1995 HK Dukla Trencin U18 Slovakia U18 30 22 22 44 113
Draft Yr 1995-1996 SHK 37 Piestany Slovakia2 10 1 3 4 10
Draft Yr 1995-1996 HK Dukla Trencin U20 Slovakia U20 22 1 13 14 80
Draft Yr 1995-1996 HK Dukla Trencin II Slovakia2 5 1 1 2 6
Draft Yr 1995-1996 HC Sparta Praha U20 Czech U20 15 1 2 3 42
Draft Yr 1995-1996 HC Sparta Praha Czech 1 0 0 0 0
1996-1997 Prince George Cougars WHL 49 3 19 22 120 Playoffs 15 1 7 8 0
1997-1998 New York Islanders NHL 25 0 1 1 50
1997-1998 Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 48 4 9 13 125 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
1998-1999 New York Islanders NHL 59 2 6 8 83
1998-1999 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 23 2 2 4 47
1998-1999 Slovakia WC 6 1 0 1 6
1998-1999 Slovakia (all) International 6 1 0 1 6
1999-2000 New York Islanders NHL 65 2 9 11 57
1999-2000 Slovakia WC 9 0 0 0 12
1999-2000 Slovakia (all) International 9 0 0 0 12
2000-2001 New York Islanders NHL 82 2 7 9 157
2000-2001 Slovakia WC 7 0 1 1 10
2000-2001 Slovakia (all) International 7 0 1 1 10
2001-2002 HK Dukla Trencin Slovakia 8 2 2 4 32
2001-2002 Ottawa Senators NHL 75 10 13 23 156 Playoffs 10 0 1 1 0
2002-2003 Ottawa Senators NHL 74 9 30 39 116 Playoffs 18 1 6 7 0
2003-2004 Ottawa Senators NHL 79 16 25 41 147 Playoffs 7 1 1 2 0
2003-2004 Slovakia WC 9 2 0 2 2
2003-2004 Slovakia WCup 4 0 2 2 8
2003-2004 Slovakia (all) International 13 2 2 4 10
2004-2005 Färjestad BK SHL 33 10 15 25 132 Playoffs 13 3 5 8 0
2004-2005 Slovakia WC 7 0 2 2 2
2004-2005 Slovakia (all) International 7 0 2 2 2
2005-2006 Ottawa Senators NHL 71 16 27 43 135 Playoffs 10 1 3 4 0
2005-2006 Slovakia OG 6 1 1 2 2
2005-2006 Slovakia (all) International 6 1 1 2 2
2006-2007 Boston Bruins NHL 80 11 32 43 100
2006-2007 Slovakia WC 7 3 1 4 4
2006-2007 Slovakia (all) International 8 3 1 4 0
2007-2008 Boston Bruins NHL 77 17 34 51 114 1,348 56.88 51.41 4.97 54.76 5.21 0.27 0.89 Playoffs 7 1 1 2 0
2008-2009 Boston Bruins NHL 80 19 31 50 95 1,404 56.25 52.21 1.31 52.98 1.66 0.26 0.73 Playoffs 11 1 3 4 0
2009-2010 Boston Bruins NHL 80 7 37 44 87 1,453 56.57 55.82 5.76 55.27 3.70 0.08 0.87 Playoffs 13 2 5 7 0
2009-2010 Slovakia OG 7 0 3 3 6
2009-2010 Slovakia (all) International 7 0 3 3 6
2010-2011 Boston Bruins NHL 81 14 30 44 88 1,491 65.18 52.50 4.59 54.93 5.43 0.20 1.01 Playoffs 24 2 7 9 0
2011-2012 Boston Bruins NHL 79 12 40 52 86 1,458 59.84 57.76 5.41 58.16 5.55 0.16 1.15 Playoffs 7 1 2 3 0
2011-2012 Slovakia WC 10 2 2 4 4
2011-2012 Slovakia (all) International 10 2 2 4 4
2012-2013 Boston Bruins NHL 48 7 12 19 70 867 61.29 54.71 2.56 56.75 2.05 0.28 0.90 Playoffs 22 3 12 15 0
2012-2013 HC Lev Praha KHL 25 4 6 10 24
2013-2014 Boston Bruins NHL 77 17 23 40 66 1,385 59.78 57.76 2.52 56.82 1.93 0.30 0.87 Playoffs 12 2 2 4 0
2013-2014 Slovakia OG 4 0 1 1 4
2013-2014 Slovakia (all) International 4 0 1 1 4
2014-2015 Boston Bruins NHL 63 8 12 20 42 1,089 47.95 52.13 0.83 54.77 3.97 0.17 0.44
2015-2016 Boston Bruins NHL 80 9 28 37 71 1,466 54.05 48.89 -1.24 50.07 0.01 0.25 0.90
2016-2017 Team Europe WCup 6 2 0 2 6
2016-2017 Boston Bruins NHL 75 10 19 29 59 1,386 51.18 53.76 0.21 53.27 -3.30 0.26 1.00 Playoffs 6 0 1 1 0
2017-2018 Boston Bruins NHL 73 7 17 24 60 1,339 53.64 54.86 0.13 54.30 -0.07 0.27 0.90 Playoffs 12 1 2 3 0
2018-2019 Boston Bruins NHL 62 5 9 14 57 1,087 56.04 54.31 3.28 54.01 1.37 0.22 0.55 Playoffs 23 2 4 6 0
2019-2020 Boston Bruins NHL 0 0 0 0 0
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date March 23, 2019
Signing Status UFA
Agent Matt Keator
Standard Contract | 1 Years $2,000,000 2.45% of cap space
2019-2020
Cap Hit $2,000,000
UFA
AAV $3,750,000
Performance Bonuses $1,750,000
Base Salary $2,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $2,000,000
Minors Salary $2,000,000
Clauses NMC
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date March 28, 2018
Signing Status UFA
Agent Matt Keator
Standard Contract | 1 Years $5,000,000 6.29% of cap space
2018-2019
Cap Hit $5,000,000
UFA
AAV $6,750,000
Performance Bonuses $1,750,000
Base Salary $5,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $5,000,000
Minors Salary $5,000,000
Clauses NMC
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date October 10, 2010
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 7 Years $45,500,000 10.76% of cap space
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $6,916,667 $6,916,667 $6,916,667 $6,916,667 $6,916,667 $6,916,667 $4,000,000
UFA
AAV $6,916,667 $6,916,667 $6,916,667 $6,916,667 $6,916,667 $6,916,667 $4,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $7,500,000 $6,000,000 $8,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $4,000,000
Signing Bonuses $1,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $8,500,000 $6,000,000 $8,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $4,000,000
Minors Salary $8,500,000 $6,000,000 $8,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $4,000,000
Clauses NMC NMC NMC NMC NMC NMC NMC
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 2, 2006
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 5 Years $37,500,000 17.05% of cap space
2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
Cap Hit $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000
UFA
AAV $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000
Minors Salary $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000
Clauses NTC NTC NTC NTC NTC
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date August 10, 2004
Standard Contract | 2 Years $3,724,000 4.77% of cap space
2005-2006
Cap Hit $1,862,000
UFA
AAV $1,862,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $3,724,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $3,724,000
Minors Salary $3,724,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Date January 1, 1970
Entry Level Contract | Years
1999-2000 2000-2001 2001-2002 2002-2003 2003-2004
Cap Hit $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
AAV $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $875,000 $632,500 $1,100,000 $1,750,000 $2,400,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $875,000 $632,500 $1,100,000 $1,750,000 $2,400,000
Minors Salary $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Clauses
UFA Year
Standard Contract | Years
1999-2000 2000-2001 2001-2002 2002-2003 2003-2004
Cap Hit $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
AAV $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $875,000 $632,500 $1,100,000 $1,750,000 $2,400,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $875,000 $632,500 $1,100,000 $1,750,000 $2,400,000
Minors Salary $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Clauses
UFA Year