Brad Marchand RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bruins’ Marchand: Gay teammate would be accepted, ‘no question’

    ESPN "After 500 career games, fans and opponents around the league know exactly the type of player Boston Bruins left winger Brad Marchand is on the ice. He's a competitor. He's a pest. He has the ability to relentlessly aggravate whoever he's facing. Marchand, 28, is also one of the better two-way..." January 18

  • Backstrom, Marchand, McGinn recognized as NHL's 3 stars "Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand and Carolina Hurricanes left wing Brock McGinn have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Jan. 15. FIRST STAR - NICKLAS BACKSTROM, C, WASHINGTON CAPITALS Backstrom led the League in..." January 16

  • Brad Marchand leaves practice after being struck on leg by a hard shot

    Boston Herald "The Bruins can’t even catch a break in practice right now. In a drill at Warrior Ice Arena yesterday, defenseman Adam McQuaid fired a rocket from the point that struck Brad Marchand’s leg, and the winger fell to the ice in pain. Marchand needed to be helped to the bench, and after trying to..." November 27

  • Bruins winger Brad Marchand has evolved from pest to one of the best

    ESPN "Martins Karsums played only six games for the Boston Bruins during the 2008-09 season, but his brief presence set in motion one of the organization's most important acquisitions of the past decade. After the Bruins selected him as the 64th pick in the 2004 draft, Karsums went on to log 24 games..." November 02

  • Bruins sign Brad Marchand to eight-year extension

    Sportsnet "Brad Marchand has signed an eight-year extension with the Boston Bruins worth US$49 million, according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. " September 26

  • Marchand dodges questions about interest in signing with Penguins

    The Hockey News "Brad Marchand and Sidney Crosby have developed some chemistry at the World Cup. So much so that the Penguins could target the left winger if he becomes a free agent. Boston Bruins left winger Brad Marchand and Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby have developed a strong chemistry on Team..." September 25

  • Brad Marchand jokes that the best way to stop North America is to 'spear everyone'

    Fox Sports "To much of the NHL, Brad Marchand is known as a talented player who also happens to be a total pest on the ice. That reputation was earned through the veteran Bruins forward's penchant for questionable hits, dirty tactics and a whole lot of trash talk. So when the 28-year-old winger, who's..." September 22

  • Marchand proving to be ideal Crosby linemate

    ABC News "Skating with Brad Marchand over the summer made Sidney Crosby realize how much he would love to have him on his wing. Coach Mike Babcock had the same idea and made that happen at the start of Canada's World Cup of Hockey training camp. Marchand, Crosby and Patrice Bergeron clicked right away..." September 20

  • Bruins hoping to reach extension with Marchand before regular season

    CSN New England "Brad Marchand scored 37 goals in a career year for the Black and Gold last season, and he spent Friday night skating far away from Boston on a dominant World Cup line for Team Canada with Patrice Bergeron and Sidney Crosby. Both of those things have added to the 28-year-old’s value as he heads..." September 10

  • Marchand not getting caught up in contract, but Bruins should be

    CSN New England "Brad Marchand has proven in the past that he’s a mentally tough competitor in the unforgiving world of the NHL. He’s become an elite forward despite being undersized at 5-foot-9, 183 pounds. He routinely wins the mental battle against opponents that he goads into costly mistakes and he’s..." September 03

  • Bruins' Marchand focusing on World Cup, not next contract

    Boston Herald "Brad Marchand is about to take part in the biggest international tournament of his career, and he wanted all inquiring minds to know his sole focus is Team Canada and the World Cup of Hockey. The little business of his ongoing contract extension talks with the Bruins, an extension that hasn’t..." September 02

  • Sidney Crosby Loves Brad Marchand On Team Canada

    Causeway Crowd "Sidney Crosby was recently interviewed on the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. Crosby will likely captain Team Canada as they take on some of the best NHL players on the planet. Team Canada’s roster have been tweaked a few times since the roster first came out, and when asked which player Crosby is..." August 16

  • Is Marchand worth the money he’s reportedly asking for?

    Yardbarker "After Steven Stamkos decided against taking his talents to the open market, it put a real damper on the offseason. Most hockey fans were hoping that Stamkos would try and leverage other teams to have them all fight for his services. This next offseason we may see a similar arms race for a less..." July 28

  • Bergeron, Marchand sold Backes on Boston "When David Backes was in college, he wanted an animal or two to have around the house and keep him company. But as a seemingly young and maturing student, taking on such an important responsibility was not quite feasible. Backes, instead, decided the next best thing would be to volunteer at the..." July 28