Zdeno Chara injured

Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara was injured in a collision with Columbus Blue Jackets forward Antoine Vermette late in the second period at Columbus on Saturday night and did not return.

Chara, who scored 58 seconds into the second period, was ruled out for the game with an undisclosed injury.

No further details were available as of the start of the third period.

James Murphy covers the Bruins for ESPNBoston.com.