When All-Star Brad Marchand hit the scene in 2006, it was the clear he was a grinder. He didn’t have the stature of a typical hockey participant (standing at 5’9″), however he had distinctive talent…to not point out he’s scrappy as hell, incomes the nickname “Leg Sweeper” for his frequent slew foots. We hopped on a video name with the Canadian ice hockey left winger and alternate captain for the NHL’s Boston Bruins forward of the 2021 Honda NHL Outdoor Games at Lake Tahoe, wherein the Bruins will play the Flyers on Sunday, Feb. 21. Marchand touches on the type of preparation he depends on for taking part in outdoor in frigid temps; how that rock, paper, scissors recreation with Mika Zibanejad acquired began; and who the hardest goalie is to attain on within the NHL proper now.
As of Feb. 17, Marchand sits one purpose shy of his three hundredth with Boston—a milestone reached by solely six different Bruins. He, David Pastrnak, and Patrice Bergeron are additionally the second-highest scoring trio within the NHL because the begin of the 2016-17 common season with 980 complete factors. (In that timeframe, they’re second to Edmonton’s Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins who’ve a mixed complete of 1,073 factors.)
Get to know Marchand a bit extra within the video above, then catch the Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers face off within the Honda NHL Outdoor occasion Sunday Feb. 21 as half ofNHL Outdoor at Lake Tahoe.
The occasion will function two regular-season outside video games performed at Edgewood Tahoe Resort in Stateline, NV, and broadcast stay at 3 p.m. ET on NBC within the U.S.
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