Brad Marchand was selected in the third round (71st overall) by the Boston Bruins in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. Since debuting with the B's in 2009, Marchand has played in three Stanley Cups, winning one, and led the team in scoring on five separate occasions. He's currently eighth on the franchise's all-time scoring list.
Get to know more about one of the Bruins' top players, who along with Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak forms the "Perfection Line" in Boston.
Brad Marchand's bio
- Height: 5-foot-9
- Weight: 181 pounds
- Birthdate: May 11, 1988
- Birthplace: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
- College: None
- Amateur teams: Halifax Mooseheads, Moncton Wildcats, Val-d'Or Foreurs
- NHL experience: 13 years
- Jersey number: 63
Brad Marchand's career NHL stats
Here are some of Brad Marchand's notable career achievements and statistics:
- 2011 Stanley Cup champion
- Two-time Stanley Cup finalist (2013, 2019)
- Two-time NHL First All-Star Team (2017, 2021)
- Two-time NHL Second All-Star Team (2019, 2020)
- Played in NHL All-Star Game (2017, 2018)
- Led Bruins in scoring five times (2012-13, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2020-21)
- Led NHL in postseason scoring in 2019
- Four career hat tricks
- Career totals (through 2021-22 season):
- 351 goals
- 444 assists
- 795 points
- 899 penalty minutes
- plus-263 rating
- 874 games played
Here are Brad Marchand's contract details with the Bruins
Marchand signed an eight-year, $49 million contract extension with the Bruins in September 2016.
Marchand signed the deal with the Bruins at 28 years old and can become an unrestricted free agent at age 36, after his 16th NHL season.
Through 13 NHL seasons, Marchand has earned more than $58 million.
Brad Marchand's amateur and minor league career
Marchand did not play college hockey in the United States, instead playing junior hockey in Canada before joining the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League.
Marchand played two years for the Moncton Wildcats in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), winning a championship during the 2005-06 season.
After being drafted by the Bruins, Marchand played two seasons for the Val-d'Or Foreurs and one season for his hometown Halifax Mooseheads, both in the QMJHL.
Marchand turned pro in the 2008-09 season and played 79 games for the P-Bruins, where he totaled 59 points (18 goals, 41 assists) in the regular season before tacking on seven goals and eight assists (15 points) in 16 postseason games.
Marchand began the 2009-10 season in Providence as well before earning a 20-game call-up with the parent club, debuting on Oct. 21, 2009. He joined Boston full-time for the 2010-11 Cup-winning campaign and hasn't looked back since.
Brad Marchand's international career
Marchand won gold medals with Canada at the 2007 and 2008 World Junior Championships and won two more golds with Canada at both the World Championships and World Cup of Hockey in 2016.
Meet Brad Marchand's family
Marchand married his wife, Katrina, in 2015. The couple has one daughter together, Britanny, while Marchand is the stepfather of Katrina's son, Sloan, from a previous marriage.