Bruins winger Brad Marchand is an imposing (and productive) presence on the ice. As of Feb. 25, he’s only one aim shy of cracking 300, and he notched two assists in the course of the Bruins’ 7-3 thrashing of the Philadelphia Flyers on the 2021 Honda NHL Outdoor Games at Lake Tahoe on Feb. 21. Off the ice, although, he’s a only a common man who tears up at father-daughter scenes in films and may’t cease leaving his stuff all around the home (a lot to his spouse’s annoyance). We lately caught up with him just about to be taught extra about his life at residence and along with his teammates. He shared a couple of selection tales from the locker room, just like the distinctive means David Pastrnak celebrates.

“He’s infamous for placing individuals on his shoulders,” Marchand tells Males’s Journal, “once we’re celebrating any sort of occasion.”

In our last conversation with Marchand, we dove into his coaching and preparation for Lake Tahoe, however on this dialog we stored issues mild. We realized the NHL star undoubtedly has a gentle spot for his daughter, Sawyer, and we received him to expose his favourite canned response for press conferences (pay attention shut throughout his subsequent post-game interview).

“I believe it’s like the standard hockey response,” he says. “‘We had night time tonight, however we could possibly be higher.’”

We additionally received to the underside of somewhat childhood thriller: One night time when Marchand was eight or 9 years outdated, his father got here residence from a rec hockey league sport with a sheet of paper stuffed with autographs from NHL stars like Steve Yzerman, Joe Sakic, and extra. Marchand and his brother had been ecstatic, they usually had the piece of paper framed. Years glided by, then in the future Marchand requested his dad if these autographs had been legit.

Watch the total interview above to seek out out his reply.

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