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Brad Marchand

Born:May 11, 1988Draft:2006 Bruins #71 Overall
Hometown:Halifax, NSPosition:LW
Known For:The RatShoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Boston Bruins

Bradley Kevin Marchand (born May 11, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger and captain for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL). Marchand was selected by the Bruins in the third round, 71st overall, at the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. During his time with the Bruins, he won the Stanley Cup in 2011 and was named to the 2017 and 2018 NHL All-Star Game.

Marchand played major junior hockey in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) prior to his NHL career. His scoring ability combined with his abrasive playing style often gets under the skin of his opponents, and has given him the nickname “The Rat” amongst fans of other NHL teams.

Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
Brad Marchand, Boston Bruins (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

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Deeper Dive


  • Stanley Cup champion 2011
  • NHL All-Star Game 2017, 2018
  • NHL First All-Star Team 2017
  • NHL Second All-Star Team 2019, 2020
  • World U17 Hockey Challenge Bronze Medal 2005
  • IIHF World U20 Championship Gold Medal 2007, 2008
  • IIHF World Championships Gold Medal 2016
  • IIHF World championship Top 3 Player On Team 2016
  • World Cup of Hockey Gold Medal 2016
  • World Cup of Hockey All-Star team 2016
  • World Cup of Hockey Most goals in tournament 2016
  • Seventh Player Award, Boston Bruins (2011, 2016)
  • Elizabeth C. Dufresne Trophy, Boston Bruins (2012, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • John P. Bucyk Award, Boston Bruins (2012)
  • Eddie Shore Award, Boston Bruins (2014)
  • Bruins Three Stars Awards (2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Captain of the Bruins (2023-present)