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05-31-2013, 05:45 PM
Standing at 6-foot-9 and weighing in at 255 pounds, Zdeno Chara is a massive figure in the National Hockey League – literally.

Boston’s captain, and face of its franchise, has undoubtedly been one of the league’s most dangerous defensemen at both ends of the ice throughout his seven-year stint with the Bruins. He recorded at least 43 points in each of his six 82-game seasons in Boston, while posting a plus-33 ratings in 2010-11 and 2011-12.

His slap shot is one of, if not the, most powerful in the game – topping at 108.8 mph during the 2012 All-Star Game festivities.

None of this is news to the Penguins, but instead of solely focusing on shutting down the 15-year veteran’s strengths; they are preparing to exploit some of his weaknesses............

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