Chara, 44, back where it all began with Isles two decades ago: 'It's kind of full circle'

By , WFAN Sports Radio 101.9 FM/66AM New York

After two decades, three other teams, a Stanley Cup and a Norris Trophy victory, Zdeno Chara is headed back to where his legendary career bagan.

The veteran defenseman agreed to a deal with the Islanders on Saturday, the team that drafted the future Hall of Famer way back in 1996, and where Chara spent his first four NHL seasons.

“It’s kind of full circle,” Chara said, speaking for the first time as an Islander again. “Who knew this woul