Is Zdeno Chara’s Height An Advantage Or Disadvantage During Games?

by NESN Staff

April 1, 2017

Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara is the tallest player in NHL history at 6-foot-9.

The Bruins’ captain has used his height to his advantage over the course of his 19-year NHL career when it could have been a hindrance to him on the ice.

But, how does Chara utilize his 6-foot-9 frame during a hockey game?

To learn about the tallest player in NHL history, check out the video above from “Big Bad Bruins Live,” presented by Geico.

Thumbnail photo via Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports Images

Thumbnail photo via Feb 12, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) celebrates his shorthanded goal against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
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