After 14-seasons with the Boston Bruins, Chara signed a one-year $795,000 contract with the Washington Capitals. The 43-year old defenseman spurned the Bruins who offered a reduced role to stay with the club. (NHL.com)
At this stage of his career, Chara is likely to see time on the second or third defense pairing. Last season in 68 games he posted five goals and nine assists.