Chara: Injury did not affect play

Updated: May 18, 2010, 2:16 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara said Tuesday he might need surgery to repair a dislocated pinkie finger on his left hand.

He suffered the injury Nov. 20 in Buffalo and decided to forgo a procedure at that time in order to continue playing. He will be examined by the team's hand specialist, Dr. Matthew Leibman, later this week. He said that when he puts his hand out, he can't straighten his finger, which would occasionally pop out of place while he was playing and the ...

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