Claude Julien isn't afraid to criticize Brad Marchand when criticism is warranted. Like over the taunting Marchand did last weekend in Vancouver, for instance.

But the Bruins coach also isn't afraid to defend Marchand when the need arises. With speculation circulating that Marchand may be facing league discipline for his hit on Calgary's Sean Monahan in Boston's 2-0 win over the Flames Tuesday, Julien stood up for the Nose Face Killah.