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Chara won't change, but arenas could

Bruins captain sticks to playing hard, but his hit sparks discussion about rinks

Updated: March 11, 2011, 9:40 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- It's important for the Boston Bruins that Zdeno Chara does not change the way he plays the game.

There's been a cloud of controversy surrounding Boston's captain the past few days, ever since he was involved in a play that left Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty severely injured, likely ending his season Tuesday night at the Bell Centre.

Chara was exonerated by the NHL, which created an uproar in Montreal, and it could have easily distracted him from playing his ...

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