Latest Brad Marchand News

After playoff exit, Bruins await captain Bergeron's decision

May. 15, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron led the Boston Bruins through the end-of-series handshake line, wishing the Carolina Hurricanes luck in the conference semifinals. Then he waited around to give each of his own teammates a hug as well as they left the ice — perhaps saying goodbye...

Bruins back home, beat Hurricanes 5-2 to force 7th game

May. 12, 2022 23:17 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins earned themselves a seventh game with another dominating performance at home. The problem: The clincher will be at Carolina, where the Hurricanes have been just as unbeatable. “Everybody loves a Game 7,” Boston coach Bruce...

Jarvis, Raanta help Carolina top Bruins for 3-2 series lead

May. 10, 2022 23:14 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes swore they’d be fine after losing a two-game lead and momentum in their first-round playoff series. It was just a matter of cutting down on mistakes and staying out of the penalty box. The Hurricanes did exactly that Tuesday night, and...

Frustrated Fiala still scoreless with Wild-Blues series even

May. 09, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

Kevin Fiala has often let his frustration show if he's not producing up to his star potential, and the Minnesota Wild left wing was in a tense mood after another flat performance in St. Louis. Four games into the first round against the Blues, with the teams tied at two games, Fiala...

Marchand scores twice, Bruins beat Canes to tie series at 2

May. 08, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand raced toward the empty net, and there was nothing Carolina defenseman Tony DeAngelo could do except throw his stick at the puck. Forward Jesperi Kotkaniemi shattered his across the goal in frustration. It's the playoffs, and Marchand is at his best —...

Marchand, Swayman give Bruins 4-2 win, Canes lead series 2-1

May. 06, 2022 23:44 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — For 16 periods over six games, the Carolina Hurricanes dominated the Boston Bruins. Five straight wins — including two in the playoffs. Twenty-six goals to three. Never did the Hurricanes even trail the Bruins over 325 minutes, 41 seconds. “It's...

Panarin, Vatrano help Rangers beat Penguins 5-2 in Game 2

May. 05, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York coach Gerard Gallant was confident the Rangers would bounce back from a tough loss in the marathon series opener, and they did just that. Artemi Panarin and Frank Vatrano each had a goal and two assists and the Rangers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 in...

Playoff physicality creeps into crease to impact goaltenders

May. 05, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

The physicality of the NHL playoffs is creeping into the crease. There has already been a huge goal disallowed due to goaltender interference, a starting goalie was knocked out of a game after taking a shot to the head and one rookie netminder confronted an opposing star forward over...

Hurricanes claim testy win vs. Bruins, take 2-0 series lead

May. 04, 2022 23:36 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes didn't flinch after losing yet another goaltender. Instead, they responded with a physical and even confrontational edge against a team that has twice bullied them out of recent NHL playoffs. And now, they're up 2-0 on the Boston Bruins...

Locked in since January, path to Cup through East isn't easy

May. 01, 2022 16:16 PM EDT

Two months after the eight playoff teams in the Eastern Conference were locked in before the NHL even reached the All-Star break, Rod Brind’Amour set Carolina’s lineup for a game against Pittsburgh with the future in mind. “Everything you do is built towards the Stanley Cup,”...