Zdeno Chára is a professional Slovak ice hockey defender for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey Federation. Previously he played for New York Islanders, Ottawa Senators and Boston Bruins. At 44, he is the oldest active player in the NHL. He is known for his athletic style for his great bodybuilding, goals and the fact that he is the greatest player in NHL history. Chára was the captain of Bruins for all of his fourteen seasons with the franchise, from 2006 to 2020. He won the Norris Trophy as the tournament's best defender of the year. 2009, became the first Slovakian to do this and the second European after Nicklas Lidström. At 6 feet 9 tall, Chára is the tallest person ever to play at the NHL, earning him the nickname "Big Z". In 2011, 2013 and 2019, Chára was the captain of the Bruins team in the Stanley Cup final.
Slovak defender who, at 6'9", became the NHL's all-time tallest player. In 2009, he won the Norris Trophy as the league's best defense, and in 2011, he helped the Boston Bruins win the Stanley Cup.
Before making his NHL debut with the New York Islanders in 1997, he played in the American Hockey League and the Western Hockey League.
In 2003, he was named to his first NHL All-Star game, and he was appointed captain of one of the All-Star teams in 2012.
In 2007, he married Tatiana Biskupicova. Elliz was born to the couple in 2009, and twin sons were born in 2016.
In 2011, he and Playoff MVP Tim Thomas shared a Stanley Cup win.
The captains of the Boston Bruins. Alumni of Algonquin College. Winner of the James Norris Memorial Trophy. Players HC Lev Praha. Players for Prince George Cougars. Athletes of Trenčín. Kentucky Thoroughblades player. The Slovak Olympic ice hockey player. HK Dukla Trenčín players. Lowell Lock Monsters players. HC Sparta Praha player. Players Färjestad BK. New York Island Resident Selection Project. The players Senator Ottawa. Ice hockey players at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games. Ice hockey players at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games TM_VZ! Ice hockey players at the 2014 Winter Olympics. The stars of the National Hockey League. New York Island players. Washington Capitals players