Zdeno Chara hoping for extension

Updated: September 7, 2010, 8:06 PM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara said Tuesday that this summer's investigation into long-term, front-loaded contracts in the NHL, notably one between Ilya Kovalchuk and the New Jersey Devils, stalled talks about extending Chara's deal.

But that doesn't mean the defenseman doesn't want to stay in Boston.

"Of course I want to stay in Boston and be a part of this team possibly for the rest of my career," the 2008-09 Norris Trophy winner said at Ristuccia ...

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