Marchand notched a power-play goal on four shots and added an assist with two hits in Thursday's 3-2 loss to Carolina in Game 2.
It was the second straight two-point game for the pesky winger, who assisted on David Krejci's power-play goal late in the first period, then tallied one of his own late in the second when he knocked home a Patrice Bergeron rebound. Marchand's four shots also tied him for the team lead. An 87-point scorer during the regular season, Marchand appears to have unlocked his offense after being held off the scoresheet in all three games of the qualifying round.
Marchand registered a pair of assists with two hits and one shot on goal in Wednesday's 4-3 double-overtime win over Carolina in Game 1.
Marchand set up David Pastrnak's first-period goal and added a secondary assist on Patrice Bergeron's overtime winner. The high-powered trio combined for six points, with all three logging at least 24 minutes of ice time. Marchand had another terrific regular season, collecting 28 goals and 87 points in 70 games, but he had been held without a point in Boston's three round-robin games.
Marchand (lower body) was a full participant in Saturday's practice and is expected to play Sunday against the Flyers, Conor Ryan of MassLive.com reports.
Marchand exited Thursday's exhibition match against the Blue Jackets with a lower-body injury and subsequently missed Friday's practice, but it looks like he's already put that issue behind him. The feisty winger will skate on Boston's top line and first power-play unit Sunday.
Marchand (lower body) is on the ice for Saturday's practice, Lance Hornby of The Toronto Sun reports.
Marchand exited Thursday's exhibition game against Columbus with a lower-body injury and didn't practice Friday, but his presence at Saturday's session suggests he should be good to go for Sunday's round-robin matchup with Philadelphia, though that likely won't be confirmed until Boston takes the ice for pregame warmups. The 32-year-old winger racked up 28 goals and 87 points in 70 games during the regular season.
General manager Cam Neely didn't have any updates on Marchand (lower body) ahead of Friday's practice session, Matt Porter of The Boston Globe reports.
Even if the team had additional information, the league's Return to Play protocol prevents much of an update anyway. The news certainly doesn't bode well for the winger's availability for Sunday's round-robin matchup with Philadelphia, though the priority will no doubt be having Marchand healthy and available for Round 1.
Marchand (lower body) exited Thursday's exhibition contest against the Blue Jackets, Alison Lukan of The Athletic reports.
Marchand came up limping and wincing after awkwardly colliding with defenseman Zach Werenski. With the game essentially being a tune-up before the NHL officially restarts, it's highly likely that Marchand won't return. Following the game, coach Bruce Cassidy said he didn't expect the knock to be serious, but they will evaluate the forward Friday, so expect an update on Marchand's health in the next 24 hours.
Marchand has 28 goals, 87 points and a plus-25 rating through 70 games this season.
Regardless of the NHL's plans for the rest of the season, Marchand has already posted his fourth straight campaign with at least 85 points. The 31-year-old forward is second on the team behind David Pastrnak's 95 points in 70 games. The dynamic duo has given the Bruins a six-point cushion for the 2019-20 Presidents' Trophy.
Marchand (illness) scored a power-play goal on his only shot of the game in a 2-1 win over Tampa Bay on Tuesday.
Marchand's status was uncertain at the start of the day but he was well enough to give it a go and ended up opening the scoring in the final minute of the first period. The power-play tally, a deflection on the doorstep, was Marchand's 28th goal of the season. He's now lit the lamp in four straight games and is riding a 10-game point streak (five goals, 10 assists). With 84 points in 67 games on the year, Marchand has a shot at a second straight 100-point campaign.
Marchand (illness) took line rushes with the first unit and is expected to play Tuesday against the Lightning, Joe McDonald of The Athletic reports.
Marchand is on a nine-game, 14-point streak, and he'll have an opportunity to make it 10 against the second-place team in the Eastern Conference. The 31-year-old will return to his standard role flanking David Pastrnak on the top line, and Marchand will continue to work on the power play, where he's racked up 26 points this year.
Marchand, who was feeling under the weather Tuesday morning, is a game-time decision for Tuesday's game against the Lightning.
If Marchand is unable to play Tuesday night, Jake DeBrusk would likely move up to the Bruins' top line, with Anders Bjork a candidate to return to the team's forward mix after being a healthy scratch Saturday against the Islanders.
Marchand scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Islanders.
The 31-year-old winger has found the scoresheet in nine straight games, piling up four goals and 14 points over that stretch. Marchand has already surpassed the 80-point plateau for the fourth straight season, and he's now only three goals shy of his fifth straight 30-goal campaign.
Marchand finished with a goal, a power-play assist and five shots in Thursday's 4-3 win over the Stars.
Marchand helped Charlie Coyle get Boston on the board with the extra man in the first period before adding a goal of his own in the second. That tally was Marchand's 26th of the season, and he now has an eight-game point streak going, which has included three goals and nine assists.
Marchand supplied a power-play assist in Saturday's 9-3 loss to the Canucks.
Marchand had a helper on David Pastrnak's second goal of the game. During his six-game point streak, Marchand has racked up a goal and eight assists. The 31-year-old winger is up to 78 points (25 on the power play), 168 shots on goal, 70 PIM and a plus-25 rating in 63 appearances this season.
Marchand netted a goal on five shots and added an assist in Friday's 4-3 win over the Flames.
Marchand had the secondary helper on Patrice Bergeron's second goal of the game. He then scored in the first minute of the second period, which was the final goal of the contest and the game-winner. Marchand has supplied a goal and seven assists during his five-game point streak, which puts him at 77 points in 62 outings. The 31-year-old has added 167 shots, 70 PIM and a plus-25 rating this year.
Marchand recorded two assists in Wednesday's 4-1 win versus Montreal.
Marchand, prior to Wednesday, had gone three games without a point. He's up to 71 points, 24 coming on the power play, and continues to chase what would be a second straight 100-point campaign. The Bruins host Detroit on Saturday with Marchand having gone pointless in two prior meetings with the Red Wings this season.
Marchand registered a goal, four shots and a hit in Tuesday's 4-0 shutout of the Canucks.
During his three-game point streak, Marchand has registered four points while scoring a goal in each of his last two games. Marchand has dropped to sixth in league scoring, but he is still far above a point-per-game pace with 23 goals and 69 points in 54 games.
Marchand capped off Thursday's 4-1 win over the Penguins with the empty-net goal.
That snapped a seven-game goal drought for Marchand, who has been struggling to put any in the net since early December. He has only three goals in his last 24 games but has still managed 21 points. Marchand is a point-producer regardless, but hopefully this empty-netter will get the goal-scoring going for the highly skilled winger.
Marchand picked up an assist but ended Monday's 6-5 shootout loss to the Flyers by skating right over the puck.
After Travis Konecny put the Flyers up in the fifth round, Marchand had to score to keep the game going. But when he went to pick up the puck from center ice, he overskated it and left the puck behind, ending the game. Despite the embarrassing moment, Marchand did manage to increase his point total to 63 points in 47 games, well on his way to eclipse last season's career-high of 100 points.
Marchand picked up an assist in a 6-2 win over the Predators on Tuesday.
The assist came on the power play yet again, giving him 20 points on the man advantage. Marchand has eight helpers and 10 points in his last seven games, as he continues another explosive season. He is on pace to top last season's point total -- a career high of 100 -- with a projected 114 this year.
Marchand picked up three assists, one on the power play, in Friday's 3-0 win over the Sabres.
After Patrice Bergeron potted the first two goals of the night, Marchand decided to spread the wealth and helped set up Brandon Carlo for an empty-netter. It's Marchand's second straight three-point performance, and on the year the 31-year-old winger has a massive 19 goals and 57 points through 39 games.
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