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Brad Marchand | Winger | #63

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 5/11/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 181
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 3 (71) / BOS
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Brad Marchand has inked an eight-year, $49 million contract extension with the Boston Bruins.
In other words, Marchand's annual cap hit will increase from $4.5 million to $6.125 million starting with the 2017-18 campaign. That's still a pretty affordable cap hit for a player coming off a 37-goal season though the length of the deal is likely part of what kept that cap hit down as he's already 28 years old and will be 37 before he has a chance to enter the free agent market now. Going forward, we're not confident that he'll surpass the 30-goal mark again, but he should at least come close to doing so while still getting under opponents' skin. Sep 26 - 11:34 AM

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Brad Marchand isn't focused on who he will be playing for after the 2016-17.

Marchand has made instant chemistry with Sidney Crosby on Canada's top line, which naturally leads to questions about whether the 2017 unrestricted free agent would like to sign in Pittsburgh. But we'll deal with whatever needs to be dealt with down the road," Marchand said. The 28-year-old winger boasts a $4.5M cap hit currently, and he'll likely want a raise no matter who he signs with.
Source: The Score
Sep 25 - 9:21 PM

Team Canada's Brad Marchand scored two goals in their 5-3 win over Team Russia at the World Cup of Hockey semifinal.

Canada overpowered Russia with 47 shots on goal to 34, but prior to the third period Canada had an almost two to one margin in shots. Marchand had what appeared to be the game winning goal with a dramatic score at the 1:16 minute mark of the second period. Russia’s goalie Sergei Bobrovsky made a sliding glove save over Marchand less than a minute into this period, but the Boston Bruin shooter would not be denied and scored less than 25 seconds later. That was the go ahead and game winning goal until the final seconds of play. With an empty net Marchand and Canada got greedy trying to give him the hat trick. They lost focus on the other end of the ice and allowed Russia’s Artemi Panarin to score with nine seconds remaining. Corey Perry earned the game winning goal with Sidney Crosby and John Tavares also getting a piece of the action with one goal apiece. Canada will meet the winner of Sunday’s Europe versus Sweden contest in a best-of-three finale.
Sep 24 - 10:02 PM

Brad Marchand left Canada's game against Europe on Wednesday at the direction of a concussion spotter.

Concussion spotters have the authority to remove players from games now in a policy that has started with the World Cup and will continue into the 2016-17 campaign. After being removed from the game, Marchand took and passed the baseline test.
Sep 22 - 12:31 PM

Brad Marchand picked up a goal and two assists in Team Canada's 6-0 win over the Czech Republic.

Canada fired an incredible 50 shots on Czech goalie Michal Neuvirth and they managed to find the back of the net six times. He did all of his damage in the opening 20 minutes. Marchand picked up a primary assist on Sidney Crosby's goal, he scored one of his own less than nine minutes later and he picked up the only helper on Patrice Bergeron's buzzer beater with one second left in the frame. Canada's next game will come against the USA (0-1) on Tuesday.
Sep 17 - 11:29 PM

The Boston Bruins want to sign Brad Marchand to an extension before the start of the regular season.

"We’d like to get Brad signed. We’ve made that clear to him, and we’ve made that clear to his agency. I know Don has been working with their group to a get a deal done," said Bruins President Cam Neely. "We’d like to get something done before the start of the season." Marchand is entering the final year of his contract after scoring 37 goals and 61 points in 77 games last season. He'll likely end up with a multi-year deal at around $7 million per season.
Sep 10 - 10:02 AM

Brad Marchand wants to spend his whole career with the Boston Bruins.

Marchand is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the 2016-17 season, but the Bruins will hope to lock up him to a long-term deal before that happens. It sounds like Marchand also wants to stick around for the long haul. "It would be great to be here my whole career, and you see how rare that is nowadays," Marchand said. "It doesn’t happen often, so that would be incredible. But a lot of things have to line up in order for that to happen not only now, but down the road. So, we’ll play it year-by-year. I’m really excited about the upcoming season and what is ahead." The 28-year-old scored 37 goals and 61 points in 77 games last year. He should be in line for a mega contract.
Sep 3 - 11:00 AM

The Boston Bruins have begun their contract negotiations with Brad Marchand.

Marchand still has one season left on his four-year, $18 million deal, so re-signing him isn't urgent, but the Bruins want him to play a big role in their long-term plans. "I think I’ve been pretty upfront with the fact that we’ve identified [Marchand] as a core guy, and we want to continue down that path. It always takes two sides to make a deal, and I would envision that he’d like to be a part of this organization for what could arguably be his whole career," Bruins GM Don Sweeney said. "Brad has a say in this as well, but as far as talking contracts that’s about as far as I’ll go in that regard." Marchand is coming off a big season for him where he scored 37 goals and 60 points in 77 contests.
Jul 16 - 5:15 AM

CSN New England's Joe Haggerty believes Brad Marchand's next cap hit will be roughly $6 million annually.

The Bruins are expected to attempt to re-sign Marchand this summer, but there won't be any official news until July 1 at the earliest as he's not eligible to be re-signed prior to that date. He has one season left on his four-year, $18 million deal.
Jun 16 - 8:05 AM

In addition to signing free agents Loui Eriksson and Torey Krug, Boston GM Don Sweeney will be working hard to try and negotiate a contract extension with Brad Marchand.

Marchand had a breakout season with 37 goals and 61 points in 77 games in 2015-16 and the Bruins would like to tie him up at a reasonable price for the next five seasons or so as he is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2016-17 campaign. The club can't officially sign an extension with the pesky winger until July 1st, so stay tuned.
Jun 4 - 9:21 AM

Brad Marchand is thrilled about being selected to play for Team Canada at the World Cup of Hockey.

"It’s an incredible honor to play for Team Canada. It’s something that I think we all take a lot of pride in, and something that is…it’s not an easy accomplishment," said Marchand. "It’s not something you get to do very often, and to have that opportunity twice this year is very special and it’s not something I take for granted." Some questioned whether he should be on the team ahead of players like Corey Perry and Taylor Hall, but there's no doubt that Marchand had a terrific season. The 28-year-old had 37 goals and 61 points in 77 games during the '15-16 season.
May 29 - 9:54 AM

Brad Marchand has been selected to represent Canada in the upcoming World Cup Tournament scheduled for September.

This has been quite the calendar year for the pesky Bruin. Marchand scored a team-high 37 goals this past NHL season, was a key part to Canada's IIHF World Hockey gold medal win and will now represent his country in the World Cup. Taking his penalty-minute contributions into account, Marchand is now a top-25 fantasy commodity and should be drafted as such.
May 28 - 8:31 AM

Brad Marchand will face off against Boston teammate Frank Vatrano Saturday night at the IIHF World Hockey Championships.

Marchand, who has five points in the tourney, skates for Canada, and Vatrano who has registered six points in the tourney represents the U.S. The two teams clash in the semifinals to determine which country will go to the gold medal game and face either Finland or the host team from Russia.
May 21 - 9:23 AM

Brad Marchand sustained a lower-body injury in Canada's 8-0 win over Belarus at the World Championship on Monday.

TSN's Darren Dreger indicated that the problem was an aggravation of a pre-tournament injury and Team Canada thinks he'll be fine.
May 9 - 4:58 PM

Brad Marchand continued his scoring ways at the World Hockey Championships.

Marchand scored a shorthanded goal for Canada in its 5-1 win over the United States in both team's first game on Friday. Marchand is expected to be a prime offensive contributor for the Canadians following a 36-goal NHL season in 2015-16. He is one of three Bruins competing at the International Tournament hosted by the Russians. NHL rookie Frank Vatrano is skating for the Americans, while sophomore David Pastrnak is representing the Czech Republic.
May 7 - 8:23 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Patrice Bergeron
2David Krejci
3David Backes
4Dominic Moore
5Ryan Spooner
LW1Brad Marchand
2Matt Beleskey
3Frank Vatrano
4Anton Blidh
RW1David Pastrnak
2Jimmy Hayes
3Riley Nash
4Tyler Randell
5Brian Ferlin
D1Torey Krug
2Zdeno Chara
3Adam McQuaid
4John-Michael Liles
5Kevan Miller
6Joe Morrow
7Colin Miller
G1Tuukka Rask
2Anton Khudobin