Zdeno Chara gets ‘custom’ bed at Sochi Olympics

At 6-foot-9, Zdeno Chara (right) is the tallest player in the National Hockey League.

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There is now a surplus of 2014 Winter Olympics hotel gaffes, and the latest involves Boston’s very own gentle giant.

Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara has arrived in Sochi, where he will play for the Slovakia men’s hockey team. Chara said he did not think the hotel accommodations would be “anything bad,” but his opinion might have changed now that he’s arrived at the Winter Olympics.

SME, a Slovakia newspaper, has released a picture of the B’s defenseman’s bed.

It’s not easy being tall.