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Zdeno Chara turns up heat on offense

Bruins captain finds his shot -- twice -- in big Game 3 win against Flyers

Updated: May 5, 2011, 2:52 PM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Since dehydration caused him to miss Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Montreal Canadiens, Zdeno Chara had just one assist. Many were wondering where the Boston Bruins captain's offensive and physical flair was and whether he was battling an injury.

But while those on the outside questioned the Norris Trophy candidate, Chara's coach and teammates never doubted him and saw a player steadily improving as the playoffs went on. That's why they weren't ...

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