BOSTON — Brad Marchand nearly assisted on a Steven Stamkos goal in the first period tonight.
BOSTON — Brad Marchand is still scoreless in the Bruins’ Eastern Conference Final with Tampa Bay.
And worse, his performance took a step backward in Game 4 yesterday.
TAMPA — Much to my chagrin, Bruins forward Brad Marchand and TSN/VS/NBC “between the benches” analyst Pierre McGuire are not involved in any blood feud.
BOSTON — Tampa Bay limited him to no shots on goal and victimized him for a minus-2 rating in last night’s Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final, but Bruins forward Brad Marchand said today the Lightning didn’t contribute to his second-period meltdown.
BOSTON – Just based on their irascible on-ice nature, Bruins forward Brad Marchand and Lightning winger Steve Downie will undoubtedly be at each other’s throats from the moment both are on the ice at the same time in the upcoming Eastern Conference final between Boston and Tampa Bay.
BOSTON — Patrice Bergeron’s absence and the Bruins’ decision to fill his spot on their second line with Chris Kelly has created a somewhat unusual situation on the club’s second line.
Brad Marchand definitely has the owning up to one’s mistakes part of maturity down pat.
“I dove,” the Bruins’ rookie winger admitted Friday night when asked after Boston’s series-clinching victory about his exchange of checks with Philadelphia’s Kris Versteeg that resulted in coincidental minors in the first period.
BOSTON — Bruins winger Brad Marchand was credited with seven hits through two periods of tonight’s Game 3 victory.
PHILADELPHIA — It didn’t take long for Philadelphia defenseman Chris Pronger to get irritated with the Bruins.
WILMINGTON, Mass. — Among Bruins players that are hated in Montreal, Brad Marchand definitely ranks in the top five.
Brad Marchand is definitely too rugged a character to be classified as a “Cinderella.”
But there’s no doubt he’s enjoying a magical rookie season.
BOSTON — Obviously, there were plenty of candidates for this year’s Seventh Player Award, which the fans vote on to reward the player that goes above and beyond expectations.
BOSTON — Although they’re mathematically still alive for a playoff berth, the Toronto Maple Leafs are probably not going to qualify for the postseason.
Toward the end of the second period druing the Bruins’ 4-3 shootout loss to the Leafs, Boston forward Brad Marchand offered the Leafs bench a suggestion on what to do once the regular season ends.