Who is Brad Marchand?

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  • Author The Card Collector 63 (Yt, Ig, More)
  • Published July 6, 2021
  • Word count 359

Brad Marchand a 5'9'' left winger for the Boston Bruins. Brad from Halifax, NS, was drafted by the Moncton Wildcats, of the QMJHL. The 2004 2nd rounder would play 129 games for the Cats. Tallying, a total of 95 regular-season points. And 20 playoff points in 31 games.

Marchand was to be traded from the Wildcats to the Val d'Or Foreurs after the 05/06 season. Marchand spent the next two seasons with Val d'Or. In 90 regular games, he put up a total of 124 pts. In 20 playoff games, he put up an astonishing 40 points.

Marchand would play for a poor Val d'Or squad. He would soon be swapped to the Halifax Mooseheads for prospects. The 19-year-old captured 29 points during a 26 game stint in Halifax.

In the 08/09 season would see Marchand playing for the Providence Bruins. After being drafted 71st overall in the 2006 NHL entry draft. In his AHL rookie campaign, the prospect would add 59 points in 79 games.

The 09/10 season would be the first NHL experience for the youngster. He recorded one point in twenty games. Marchand would finish the year with 32 points in 34 AHL games.

In 2010-11 Marchand would prove to be a regular in the Bruins lineup. He would rack up 41 points in 77 games. On route to winning his first Stanley Cup. Marchand had 19 points in 25 playoff games.

2015 was a career year for Marchand. He had a total of 61 points in 77 games. He was selected to the World Championship and World Cup for Canada.

Marchand had a fantastic world cup tournament! Brad scored a short-handed game-winning goal to beat Team Europe in the finals. Brad and his fellow countrymen would take home gold. He finished the tourney with 8 points in 6 games.

The 18/19 campaign only got better! Marchand joined the 100 point club. He recorded 36 goals and 64 apples in 79 regular-season games. His Bruins would then make it to the cup final only to lost to the St.Louis Blues in game 7.

Marchand finished the 20/21 season with 69 points in a shortened NHL year (53 games). He was on pace for 106 points.

In conclusion, the stats show that the more experienced, the better Brad Marchand gets. In the future, we shouldn't be surprised if he brings any hardware home.

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