The mask of Z

B's captain Chara a mystery to some, but there's no questioning his priorities

Updated: October 2, 2013, 9:43 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- There have been very few times Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara has allowed the outside hockey world to see him smile.

Twice during the 2010-11 season, he showed us a glimpse. During the team's annual media day that year, which is usually the day before the regular season begins, all the players were in a large room with a giant black curtain around the perimeter. Before most of the media entered the room, Chara hid behind the curtain. An unsuspecting television reporter and ...

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