Brad Marchand RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brad Marchand knows he’s under NHL microscope as he re-enters Bruins lineup

    Boston Herald "Brad Marchand has been a very good player in the NHL for a long time now. But after a two-year hiatus from the playoffs, the Bruins left winger will enter the postseason with the kind of elevated profile that he’s never carried before. Marchand made himself into a Hart Trophy candidate this..." April 12

  • Cam Neely: Brad Marchand 'needs to grow up a little bit'

    NESN "The Boston Bruins still have plenty to play for in their final two regular-season games, but they’ll have to do it without their top goal-scorer. The NHL suspended B’s winger Brad Marchand on Thursday for Boston’s final two games after he speared Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jake Dotchin in..." April 07

  • Bruins Brad Marchand Suspended For 2 Games For Spearing Tampa’s Jake Dotchin

    CBS Boston "Brad Marchand will have to sit out the rest of the regular season. The Bruins forward has been suspended for two games for his Tuesday night spearing of Tampa Bay’s Jake Dotchin, the NHL announced on Thursday. Marchand was initially issued a five-minute major penalty and a game misconduct..." April 06

  • Bruins’ Brad Marchand to have hearing Thursday for spearing

    Sportsnet "Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand will have a hearing Thursday morning for spearing the groin of Tampa Bay defenceman Jake Dotchin. Marchand was given a five-minute major and a game misconduct for Tuesday’s spear, which came with 40 seconds remaining in the first period. The pest has been..." April 05

  • Brad Marchand is a bona fide NHL superstar and it’s time to realize that

    Yardbarker "Pest. Diver. Fake tough guy. All those words — and I’ve chosen the nice ones — have been used to describe the polarizing play of Brad Marchand by non-Boston Bruins fans. But, one descriptor isn’t being thrown around nearly enough representing Marchand’s ability: superstar. By and large,..." March 23

  • Bruins’ Marchand would be stung by potential Olympics exclusion

    Sportsnet "Imagine spending a lifetime working towards the height of your profession, only to be told that one of the biggest perks of the position is gone. Now imagine being Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand right now – among the NHL leaders in goals (37) and points (79), the newly minted NHL first star..." March 20

  • Marchand, Crosby, Elliott named NHL's 3 stars of the week

    NHL.com "Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand, Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby and Calgary Flames goaltender Brian Elliott have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending March 19. FIRST STAR - BRAD MARCHAND, LW, BOSTON BRUINS Marchand led the NHL with 5-4-9 in three games -..." March 20

  • Brad Marchand on Hart Trophy buzz: 'I'm not even paying attention to any of it'

    CSN New England "While Brad Marchand might be gaining a great deal of momentum in the Hart Trophy conversation, the Bruins Little Ball of Hart isn’t going to let it enter into his thinking in the heat of a playoff race. Marchand is second in the NHL for the overall scoring lead just a point (79) behind Connor..." March 20

  • Mike Babcock blames himself for Brad Marchand’s superstar transformation

    Sportsnet "If Mike Babcock could turn back time, he’d do things differently. For the Toronto Maple Leafs coach may have inadvertently created a roadblock for his team while wearing another hat with Team Canada. The decision to put Brad Marchand on the top line with Sidney Crosby and Patrice Bergeron..." March 19

  • Can Brad Marchand win the goal-scoring title? He's in position to do it

    Boston Herald "There are 13 games left on the Bruins schedule and Brad Marchand is in uncharted territory. The B's winger netted a hat trick in a 6-3 win over Vancouver last night and is now tied for most goals in the NHL. The last Bruin to lead the league in goals scored? Phil Esposito, when he potted 61..." March 14

  • Will Brad Marchand Ever Cut the Pest Game

    Sportsnet "In the minds of Canadian hockey fans, the name Brad Marchand is never going to be affixed to a number in the fashion of Crosby 2010, Lemieux ’87 or Henderson ’72. The 2016 World Cup, entertaining as it was, just didn’t carry the same gravitas of past international gatherings. Still, a last-minute,..." February 08

  • The dangerous line Brad Marchand sometimes skates with the NHL

    Pro Hockey Talk "On Tuesday night Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand made some headlines again when he tripped Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman in the neutral zone. He did not receive any additional punishment from the league for the play. As an isolated incident involving two nameless, faceless..." February 04

  • Brad Marchand avoids discipline from Tampa game

    Fanrag Sports "Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand continued on his offensively-driven campaign this season when he took home two assists on Tuesday night, bringing his total on the year to 21 goals and 51 points in 53 regular season games. After a recent fine for a dangerous trip of Detroit Red Wings..." February 01

  • Is Brad Marchand guilty of another dangerous trip?

    Pro Hockey Talk "Brad Marchand is not a popular man in Tampa Bay, and not just because he’s racked up two assists in Tuesday’s game between the Lightning and Boston Bruins. Last week, the NHL fined him $10K for a “dangerous trip” on Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall, but the league didn’t hand..." February 01

  • Fellow All-Stars provide dirt on Bruins winger Brad Marchand’s status across NHL

    Boston Herald "The question wasn’t even out before Michel Therrien broke into his familiar throaty laugh. So, the Montreal Canadiens coach was asked, what it is going to be like coaching well-known Bruins irritant Brad Marchand in today’s NHL All-Star Game? “Well, you know what? He’s a guy in the last two..." January 29

  • ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ Marchand knows he’s never going to be liked

    Pro Hockey Talk "The past few days have really embodied all that is Brad Marchand. Prior to playing in his first-ever All-Star Game, Marchand was in a familiar place — meeting with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety about a dangerous trip on Red Wings d-man Niklas Kronwall. Ultimately Marchand would avoid..." January 28

  • Brad Marchand can be at his best and worst all at once

    Sportsnet "It’s always going to be a battle with Brad Marchand. Opponents certainly know that. Any defenceman who has tried to strip Marchand of the puck or keep it away from him in the corner knows he’s a positively relentless force. But even if Marchand plays for your team, once in a while you’ll be..." January 27

  • Marchand fined $10K for dangerous trip on Kronwall

    NESN "Brad Marchand has a history with the NHL Department of Player Safety, but past transgressions didn’t hurt the Boston Bruins forward too much Thursday. The Department of Player Safety announced a $10,000 — the maximum allowable fine — for what DOPS deemed a “dangerous trip” on Detroit Red Wings..." January 26

  • Marchand to have phone hearing with NHL

    NESN "Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand could face discipline for tripping Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall during Tuesday night’s game at TD Garden. The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced Wednesday it has a hearing with Marchand on Thursday to review the play. Kronwall was..." January 25

  • 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

    NHL.com "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

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