RALEIGH, N. C. — The Boston Bruins expect captain Zdeno Chara to be ready for Game One of the Stanley Cup Final Afterwards he missed the deciding Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday with an undisclosed injury.
The Bruins eradicated the Carolina Hurricanes with a triumph and reached their third Stanley Cup Final in nine years.
Cassidy, who found out Thursday morning which Chara would be inaccessible, said the team does not believe Chara’s injury is acute.
A defenseman, chara, stopped a streak of 98 playoff games dating back to again to 2011. John Moore replaced him in the lineup.
After the final buzzer, Chara came to celebrate with his team mates and take part in this post-series online and had been in uniform.
Chara was set to play with his 176th career playoff game, which may have tied him to get 40th all time in play matches together to Mike Modano and San Jose Sharks player Joe Thornton.
Chara plays the Bruins’ top notch along side Charlie McAvoy. With two assists and one goal Chara has averaged 22:32 of ice time per game, in 16 playoff matches.