Brad Marchand RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brad Marchand responds to Rangers coach’s criticism

    Boston Globe "There was never a debate about the knee Brad Marchand drove into Henrik Lundqvist’s head at 7:59 of Friday’s third period. What happened after that, however, was up for interpretation. Both Marchand and his coach believed Lundqvist sold the call by jerking his head back shortly after the..." November 30

  • Bruins forward Marchand fined for roughing "Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for roughing Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog during NHL Game No. 230 in Boston on Thursday, Nov. 12, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety..." November 14

  • Avalanche's Landeskog to have Player Safety hearing "Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog will have a hearing Friday with the NHL Department of Player Safety for an illegal check to the head of Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand during a 3-2 Colorado win Thursday at TD Garden in Boston. Landeskog received a match penalty for an illegal..." November 13

  • NHL reviewing Landeskog, Marchand for incident

    CSN New England "The NHL Department of Player Safety is busy in their situation room on Thursday night after the second period string of events in Boston’s 3-2 loss to the Colorado Avalanche at TD Garden. Colorado captain Gabriel Landeskog was ejected from the win nearly six minutes into the second period when he..." November 13

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    Brad Marchand won't face any additional discipline for his boarding hit on Kulikov last night, per a source. Just as I suspected at the time

  • Marchand takes contact in Bruins practice

    NBC Sports "Call it a promising step forward, but don’t leap to Brad Marchand playing on Saturday just yet. Marchand managed to take contact* in Boston Bruins practice on Friday, yet he was quick to note that he still must go through concussion protocol. Head coach Claude Julien also noted that the..." October 17

  • Marchand exits after suffering blow to the head

    CSN New England "The hits just keep on coming for the Boston Bruins, and these aren’t the good kind. Brad Marchand was forced to leave Saturday night’s 4-2 loss to the Montreal Canadiens midway through the third period after suffering a blow to the head. The Bruins agitator caught an incidental elbow to the..." October 11

  • Bruins LW Marchand (concussion) out indefinitely

    ESPN Boston "Boston Bruins left winger Brad Marchand is out indefinitely with a concussion, coach Claude Julien told reporters Sunday. Marchand suffered the injury late in the third period of Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Montreal Canadiens at TD Garden." October 11

  • Marchand: "There's nothing wrong with our coaching staff"

    CSN New England "Many fans were stunned when the Bruins retained Claude Julien. But in a sit down interview with CSNNE’s Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty, Brad Marchand and Torey Krug suggested the criticism of their coach is misplaced. “There’s nothing wrong with our coaching staff,” said Marchand. “That..." September 15

  • Marchand ready to take on more of B's leadership role

    CSN New England "The number naturally dwindles down each season. In 2015 there are only eight players left on the Bruins roster from the 2011 Stanley Cup team. They are all still key performers for the Bruins: Patrice Bergeron, Zdeno Chara, David Krejci, Brad Marchand, Chris Kelly, Dennis Seidenberg, Adam..." September 13

  • Marchand rehabbing from offseason elbow surgery

    Pro Hockey Talk "Brad Marchand won’t be playing through an elbow injury in 2015-16 like he was last season, but before he can move past it he needs to complete his rehab process. Fortunately he’s upbeat about his recovery from his offseason surgery. “It just started feeling better around the start of August,”..." September 01

  • Marchand not bothered by fallout from Tavares play

    CSN New England "With Brad Marchand fresh off a two game suspension for slew-footing Derick Brassard a few weeks ago, there were a few raised voices among the B’s faithful after Marchand got taken down from behind by John Tavares on Saturday night. In the closing minutes of Boston’s 2-1 win over the Islanders..." February 09

  • Bruins' Brad Marchand suspended for slew-footing

    USA Today "Under previous NHL disciplinary regimes, slew footing usually resulted in fines rather than suspensions. But new disciplinarian Stephane Quintal handed out his second slew-footing suspension this season on Friday when he ordered Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand to sit for two games. Slew..." January 17

  • Report: NHL will review possible slew-foot by Brad Marchand

    Sporting News "Bruins forward Brad Marchand could face discipline from the NHL for what appeared to be a slew-foot of Rangers forward Derick Brassard on Thursday night. The league is reviewing the incident, which occurred in the second period, The Boston Globe reported. Marchand was not penalized." January 16

  • Marchand, Krug scrap nothing but 'tempers flaring'

    CSN New England "At least the Bruins players got their stories straight after getting into a rare scuffle at practice on Tuesday morning at TD Garden. Brad Marchand and Torey Krug got into a bit of pushing and shoving followed by some angry hugging toward the end of a 45 minute practice at the Garden. There..." January 07

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    Joe McDonald @ESPNJoeyMac

    Julien said Marchand is not doing well and will not play tonight. Krejci's status still unclear. Miller will be a game-time decision.

  • Marchand suffers 'tweak,' may miss Thursday's game

    CSN New England "The Bruins coaching staff opted to switch things up Wednesday morning at Ristuccia Arena after watching Tuesday night’s third-period horror show, but their new-look lines weren't together very long before the team suffered yet another injury. Brad Marchand left the ice during practice on..." October 30

  • Marchand says he's in better shape this time around

    CSN New England "Brad Marchand may have finally copped to the reason behind his extremely sluggish start last season, and the legs that seemed to disappear in the second round of the playoffs. The irascible B’s right winger showed up at captain’s practice at Ristuccia Arena on Tuesday afternoon for the first..." September 10

  • Bruins boot Brad Marchand trade talk

    Boston Herald "It is not unreasonable to presume that there will be some changes made to the Bruins’ roster for next season, maybe even some fairly significant moves. But the rumor that popped up yesterday — pesky winger Brad Marchand for San Jose center Patrick Marleau — seems like utter nonsense. Bruins..." June 14

  • Bruins GM has no plans to trade Brad Marchand

    CBS Sports "When the final buzzer sounds, the Stanley Cup is passed to the champion and the confetti gets swept away, we'll enter the silly season for the NHL. That's when rumors upon rumors will pile up in the leadup to the NHL Draft. This year could be particularly ferocious as there are several big names..." June 13

  • At Left Wing, Bruins Must Decide If Marchand Remains Reliable Top-Six Forward

    CBS Boston "Is Brad Marchand a pest or a solid all-around player? Unfortunately for the 26-year-old Bruins left winger, the answer was the former during the Stanley Cup playoffs. Worse, he was a pest both to Boston and its opponents. After the Bruins exited the playoffs with a loss in Game 7 of the..." June 02

  • Felger calls out Marchand for faking injury

    CSN New England "Brad Marchand drew a tripping call on Detroit defenseman Brendan Smith after skating into a leg-on-leg hit to his left leg. When falling to the ground, Marchand clutched his right leg, forcing Michael Felger to believe the winger was faking. That action rubbed Felger the wrong way. "Brad,..." April 23

  • Marchand doesn't see another bad stretch for him

    CSN New England "The Bruins are back in action Wednesday night in Buffalo after taking a break for the Sochi Olympics. While players like Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron, Loui Eriksson, David Krejci, and Tuukka Rask played in the games, the majority of the B's players didn't. That includes Brad Marchand, who..." February 26

  • Brad Marchand: ‘Definitely some hatred’ for Canucks

    CSN New England "Brad Marchand avoided embracing the phrase “turning point” when talking about the game in mid-December against the Vancouver Canucks, but it’s pretty apparent he’s been a different player since that point in time. In 33 games up to and including the 6-2 loss to Vancouver, Marchand had posted 5..." February 04

  • B's patience thinning for Marchand's antics

    CSN New England "Time and seemingly endless patience are starting to run out for Brad Marchand when it comes to the Bruins. A breakup between the B’s and their agitator isn’t imminent by any means, of course. Still, things continue to grow strained between the pesky winger and the team as a disappointing..." December 19

  • Bruins GM says he's not trading Brad Marchand

    Boston Globe "After all of the issues that have surrounded Brad Marchand this season and especially this week, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli wanted to make one thing clear this morning. Asked a question about Marchand's struggles, and how much they're related to the lack of consistency on the third..." December 19

  • Julien: Marchand doesn't deserve suspension for hit

    CSN New England "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..." December 18

  • Pens' F James Neal handed 5-game suspension for kneeing Marchand

    TSN "Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal was handed a five-game suspension on Monday for kneeing Boston Bruins left winger Brad Marchand on Saturday night at TD Garden. At 11:06 of the first period, Neal struck Marchand with his knee when Marchand was down on the ice. Marchand remained in the..." December 09

  • Breakthrough Marchand, and B's, are looking for

    CSN New England "All it took was one pretty good game to underscore just how valuable Brad Marchand is to the Bruins when he’s mentally, physically and emotionally invested into what’s going on around him. All three parts were on display in the 4-1 victory over the moribund Florida Panthers at TD Garden on..." November 08

  • Maturing Brad Marchand avoids rat trap

    Boston Herald "Day One went just fine for the Bruins’ new Patrice Bergeron-Loui Eriksson-Brad Marchand line as far as Marchand was concerned. The B’s resident sniper/rat said he was surprised to see buddy Tyler Seguin dealt this summer but thinks Eriksson will fit in well. “He was good” Marchand said of..." September 14

  • Brad Marchand feared he was next after Seguin trade

    WEEI Boston "Brad Marchand‘s initial reaction to his friend and frequent linemate Tyler Seguin being traded wasn’t anger or disappointment but rather concern that he’d be next. “It came as a bit of a shock” Marchand said of the trade. “I think there were definitely some guys that thought we were pretty safe..." September 13

  • Seguin trade teaches Marchand business lesson

    CSN New England "It’s no secret that Brad Marchand and Tyler Seguin had been pretty tight through their three years together with the Boston Bruins. So it shouldn’t come as a shock or surprise that the Nose Face Killah had very mixed emotions about watching his talented young teammate move on to Dallas after the..." September 06

  • Does Brad Marchand have another level?

    The Hockey Writers "With Brad Marchand coming off of the 2013 regular season where he lead the Boston Bruins in goals scored and overall points there arguably can be very few criticisms made about his play going in to this season. On top of that Marchand made some key plays during the playoffs such as scoring the..." September 01

  • Brad Marchand plays it cool

    Boston Herald "Brad Marchand’s postseason hands started cold, then got hot and are now frigid again. But the Bruins winger says his current slump — no points in five Stanley Cup finals games against the Chicago Blackhawks — is different than when he recorded there assists without a goal in the seven-game..." June 24

  • To Bruins, Brad Marchand good as gold...

    Boston Herald "Brad Marchand is either the kind of guy you love or the kind of guy you love to hate, depending on the color of your sweater. If you wear black and gold, he’s a pesky, persistent purveyor of pure grit. He’s your kind of guy. If you wear red and black with a little war paint, he’s a..." June 11

  • Brad Marchand: Nobody gave Bruins a chance vs. Pens

    WEEI Boston "Brad Marchand said prior to the Eastern Conference finals that the Bruins were “in over our heads” against the Penguins, but after completing the sweep of the top-seeded Pittsburgh club seemed to relish the role of the underdog. Speaking after the game, Marchand had the following exchange with a..." June 08

  • Marchand dishes out game-winner

    Boston Herald "All series long, Brad Marchand poked, prodded and got under the skin of several of the Pittsburgh Penguins. He was a constant annoyance, and that didn’t stop last night during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. But for Marchand, the best revenge came in the form of one crisp pass to Adam..." June 08

  • Marchand Playing With Emotion, Confidence While Doing His Best to Not ‘Cross the Line’

    NESN "The Little Ball of Hate earns his nickname every time he steps on the ice and just about every player on the Penguins would most certainly agree. As would members of the Maple Leafs, Rangers and just about every other team in the NHL, AHL and QMJHL. Brad Marchand has been playing with..." June 07

  • Marchand: "We want to kill their momentum & kill their game"

    CSN New England "There were plenty of history lessons taking place inside the Bruins' dressing room after an optional skate at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday morning prior to Game 3 against the New York Rangers. The Bruins know they have the upper hand in the best-of-seven series after taking the first two games..." May 21

  • Brad Marchand records goal, assist as confidence rises

    Boston Herald "Something seemed to be wrong with Brad Marchand in the first-round series against the Toronto Maple Leafs. He had no jump, no energy to his game, which is based on such things. But all of a sudden, he was part of that shift that produced Patrice Bergeron’s Game 7 overtime goal, and his game..." May 20

  • Marchand finally looks himself with Game 1 goal

    CSN New England "It doesn’t much matter what the reasons were behind Brad Marchand finally starting to resemble the guy he was during the regular season in Game 1 of the playoffs second round against the New York Rangers. It could certainly be that the Nose Face Killah matches up a little better with the..." May 17

  • He’s Brad to the bone

    Boston Herald "Brad Marchand may be excused early from the morning skate for the rest of the playoffs. The scrappy winger, who had struggled mightily to find his legs and his game throughout the Toronto series, found them both last night. As well as, more importantly, the back of the net at 15:40 of overtime..." May 17

  • Brad Marchand goal lifts Bruins past Rangers in OT

    Boston Herald "The Bruins were faced with an interesting predicament as they began their Eastern Conference semifinal against the New York Rangers last night at the Garden. They had to somehow get past the euphoria of their amazing comeback victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 7 on Monday, yet at the..." May 17

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    Andrew Gross @AGrossRecord

    #Bruins lineup confirms Marchand is able to play, Redden, Ference and Seidenberg out.

  • Marchand-Bergeron-Seguin trio shows some improvement

    Boston Herald "It’s not often that Bruins coach Claude Julien has had to ask for a little more from the line of Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand and Tyler Seguin this year. But going into last night’s Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Julien did mention that..." May 09

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    John Lu @JohnLuTSNMtl

    #Bruins Bergeron and Marchand will return to the lineup tonight on a line with Seguin.

  • Marchand still skating with extra forward line

    CSN New England "The Bruins went back to work on Tuesday with heavy hearts after Monday night’s game against the Ottawa Senators at TD Garden was postponed due to a pair of heartless, evil Boylston Street bombings that shocked their home city. Like so many other people in the wake of unspeakable tragedy, they are..." April 16

  • Brad Marchand diagnosed with mild concussion

    Boston Globe "Brad Marchand has been diagnosed with a mild concussion. Marchand was injured in last night’s second period when he was elbowed by New Jersey’s Anton Volchenkov. The Devils defenseman was suspended for four games for the hit. The Bruins are already without Patrice Bergeron, Marchand’s usual..." April 11

  • Julien: No update on Marchand's condition "Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien did not have an update on the status of injured forward Brad Marchand following his team's 5--4 win against the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday at Prudential Center. Marchand left the game and didn't return after getting elbowed in the head by Devils defenseman..." April 11

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    Joe Haggerty @

    Volchenkov with a phone hearing this morning w/Dept of Player Safety for blatant elbow to Brad Marchand's head. Likely suspension to follow