Zdeno Chara, 44, returning to Islanders on 1‑year contract

Zdeno Chara is returning to the team where he started his career, agreeing to terms on a one-year deal with the New York Islanders.The team announced the contract Saturday, the latest in a series of moves by seasoned general manager Lou Lamoriello designed to get the Islanders over the hump in the playoffs.CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COMChara wasn’t even sure he’d continue playing in the NHL, and now he’ll take the ice for a 24th season at age 44 with the team he broke in with. He was a 1996 Islanders draft pick and made his debut with them in 1997 before being traded to Ottawa in 2001.The big Slovak defenseman will chase the Stanley Cup at least one more time just …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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