Police have completed their investigation into the Bruins' Zdeno Chara for his hit on the Canadiens' Max Pacioretty, forwarding the report to prosecutors.
Montreal police said the investigation into Zdeno Chara's hit on Max Pacioretty is ongoing and not likely to be resolved soon.
Zdeno Chara, a bete noire in Montreal since the hit that sent Max Pacioretty to the hospital, had three assists on Thursday night as the Boston Bruins turned a grudge match into a blowout and beat the Canadiens 7-0.
Brad Boyes scored at 3:44 of overtime and the Buffalo Sabres came back from two deficits to beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Thursday night.
Montreal police say they have started a criminal investigation into the on-ice hit by Boston's Zdeno Chara that left the Canadiens' Max Pacioretty with a severe concussion and cracked vertebra.
Zdeno Chara hopes a settlement between the NHL and the players' union revives contract talks with the Bruins.