Zdeno Chara took only three shifts early in tonight’s preseason game against the New York Rangers before he disappeared to the locker room.  Per the Boston Bruins official Twitter account Chara is done for the night:

This isn’t the best news for the Bruins.  Earlier in the week the Bruins lost Dennis Seidenberg for two months due to injury.  Hopefully this is just a precautionary move by the team to keep Chara away from more harm before the games really count in the standings.  Either way, a dinged up Big Z is not a good thing.  We’ll keep our eyes out for an update as the game progresses.