Brad Marchand Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Brad Marchand :

NameBradley Kevin Marchand
NickNameBrad Marchand
Date of BirthMay 11, 1988
Age (2024)36 Years
HomeTownHammonds Plains, Nova Scotia
Height5ft 9in
Weight182 lb (83 kg; 13 st 0 lb)
ProfessionCanadian professional ice hockey Player
ParentsKevin Marchand, Lynn Marchand
SpouseKatrina Sloane
Current TeamBoston Bruins (#63 / Left wing)
Net Worth5-6 Million USD

Who is Brad Marchand ?

Bradley Kevin Marchand, commonly known as Brad Marchand, stands as a prominent figure in the realm of professional ice hockey. Born on May 11, 1988, in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, Marchand’s journey to becoming the captain of the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL) is one defined by perseverance, skill, and a dash of controversy. Raised in a hockey-centric environment as the oldest of four children to local hockey coaches Kevin and Lynn Marchand, Brad inherited not only the love for the sport but also a competitive spirit that would shape his playing style.

Brad Marchand
Brad Marchand

From his early years on the ice in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, Marchand showcased a natural talent paired with an aggressive edge. His penchant for physical play and goal-scoring abilities were evident from a young age, drawing attention as he progressed through the ranks of junior ice hockey. Despite facing challenges with temper and on-ice frustrations, Marchand’s determination and talent propelled him forward, earning him accolades such as the Rookie of the Year with the Moncton Wildcats of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL).

Marchand’s journey to the NHL was marked by strategic scouting and trades, culminating in his selection by the Boston Bruins in the third round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. His professional career saw him don the colors of the Providence Bruins in the American Hockey League (AHL) before making his debut with the Boston Bruins in October 2009. Marchand’s early years with the Bruins were characterized by contributions to the team’s success, including a pivotal role in securing the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals victory.

Facts about Brad Marchand :

  • Born in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia in 1988.
  • Eldest of four children, all raised by hockey coach parents.
  • Started playing hockey at the young age of 2.
  • Developed an aggressive playing style from a young age.
  • Took anger management classes and saw a sports psychologist to manage his temper.
  • Became close friends with fellow NHL player Andrew Bodnarchuk.
  • Drafted 24th overall by the Moncton Wildcats in the 2004 QMJHL Entry Draft.
  • Won Moncton’s Rookie of the Year award in his draft year.
  • Led Moncton to a President’s Cup championship and the Memorial Cup finals in 2006.
  • Boston Bruins drafted him 71st overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
Brad Marchand
Brad Marchand
  • Played for three different QMJHL teams: Moncton Wildcats, Val-d’Or Foreurs, and Halifax Mooseheads.
  • Known for his scoring ability and agitating play throughout his junior career.
  • Debuted for the Boston Bruins in the 2009-10 season.
  • Won the Stanley Cup with the Bruins in 2011.
  • Earned the nickname “The Rat” for his agitating playing style.
  • Became a prolific goal scorer and a key member of the Bruins’ top line with Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak.
  • Holds the record for most suspensions in NHL history.
  • Has a unique goal celebration called “The Marchand Tilt.”
  • Won the World Cup of Hockey with Team Canada in 2016.
  • Despite his on-ice antics, Marchand is involved in various community initiatives and is an ambassador for mental health awareness.

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