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All-Star captain Zdeno Chara watched last season as Vancouver Canucks brothers Daniel and Henrik Sedin were split up during the fantasy draft.

That wasn’t happening this time. When Daniel Alfredsson took Daniel, Chara knew he wasn’t going to select Henrik.

“I didn’t want to create controversy,” Chara said.

Instead, he allowed Alfredsson to choose all the Swedes and Ottawa Senators. He took all the Bruins and a couple Slovaks, Marian Hossa and Marian Gaborik.

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