Julien: Chara ruling 'common sense'

Updated: April 24, 2010, 5:05 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Even before the Bruins landed in Boston around midnight on Friday, the team already knew its captain Zdeno Chara would not be suspended for an incident that occurred in the closing seconds of Game 5 in Buffalo.

As the Buffalo Sabres were ready to celebrate their 4-1 Eastern Conference quarterfinal victory, an all-out scrum ensued with Chara right in the middle of it. The Sabres' Paul Gaustad initiated the incident by slashing Chara, and after the on-ice officials handed out a slew ...

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