Chara ‘under the weather,’ will be game-time decision tomorrow

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In Bruce Cassidy’s first game as interim coach of the Boston Bruins, he may not have Zdeno Chara in his lineup.

Chara missed his second straight practice today with an illness. It remains to be seen if he’ll be able to play tomorrow against the Sharks at TD Garden.

“He’s still under the weather, so he’ll be a game-time decision tomorrow,” Cassidy said today, per CSN New England.

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Without the 39-year-old defenseman, Cassidy had Torey Krug paired with Adam McQuaid; Kevan Miller with Colin Miller; and John-Michael Liles with Chara’s regular partner, Brandon Carlo.

In Saturday’s 6-5 loss to Toronto, the last game of the Claude Julien era, Chara had three assists and was plus-2 in 18:05 of ice time.

Liles was a scratch against the Leafs.