Mighty Mouse to his mates, and a mighty pest to opponents, Boston Bruins NHL stud Brad Marchand always gets the most out of his 5’ 9” 181 pound body. From his days in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, to his play on Canada U20 and Team Canada squads, plus his time in Beantown, Marchand has been an All-Star at every level he has played at. These are highlights of the Nose Face Killahs’ career.
Brad Marchand Highlights
Brad Marchand Stats
During his junior career, with the Moncton Wildcats, Val-d’Or Foreurs, Halifax Mooseheads and the Providence Bruins from 2003 to 2010, Brad Marchand was a sniper who played with a ton of grit. Born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, through 439 Junior games Marchand scored 166 goals and added another 268 assists which is five points shy of a point per game average. As a junior, Marchand always shined bright in the playoffs as he registered 94 points over 81 games played.
Drafted 71st overall, during the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, Marchand has played for the Boston Bruins since the 2009-10 NHL season. After playing in twenty games, posting one point in his first season, Marchand has been a force for Boston ever since. From 2010-11, through the 2016-17 NHL regular season, the Bruins fire-plug put up 372 points over 514 games played. Marchand added 39 points during his first 66 playoff games and helped the Bruins claim the Stanley Cup as a rookie in 2011.
Brad Marchand Team Canada
There’s no shortage of hockey Medals in the Marchand household as he has laid claim to four Gold Medals while representing Canada on the global stage. The winning started early as Marchand, along with future stars Carey Price, Jonathan Toews and Kris Letang captured Gold during the 2007 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in Sweden. Marchand then teamed up with players like Steve Mason and Drew Doughty to claim the 2008 WJIHC Championship in the Czech Republic.
Turning pro, Marchand continued to star on the international stage as he helped Canada win Gold at the 2016 IIHF World Championship in Russia. Back on Canadian soil, Marchand scored five goals and added three assists over six games as Canada won the 2016 World Cup of Hockey that was played in Toronto. If not for a three goal and seven assists showing by Sidney Crosby, Marchand would have been the tournament MVP. Surprisingly, Marchand as never played in the Olympics.
Brad March Funny Moments
From commercials, to trash-talking on-ice antics and post-game interviews, YouTube is loaded with funny Brad Marchand moments. In fact, just looking at Marchand is enough to bring a smile to your face as the “Nose-Face Killah” has the look of a guy one would like to have a beer with. One of the funnier moments we found was during the 2014 NHL playoffs as Marchand was at his agitating best when he gave Canadiens C Tomas Plekanec a jab as the two were lining up for a faceoff.
During his official rookie season in 2010-11, Boston won the Stanley Cup and the Bruins visited the White House. Then US President Barack Obama had the press core chuckling when he referred to Marchand as a “little ball of hate” due to his agitating style of play. Fun and games aside, Brad Marchand is one of the most skilled players in the game today and he has been a winner wherever he has played. Speaking of winning – puck betting fans are advised to place winning wagers at the top NHL sportsbooks listed in the table below. Canada based veteran Bodog is one of our favorites.