Bradley Marchand BiographyBradley Marchand is a 33 years old Canadian professional ice hockey player. His full byline is Bradley Kevin Marchand, He was born on 11th May 1988, in Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada.
Bradley has a height of 1.75m. His parents are Kevin Marchand and Lynn Marchand. He is a left-winger and an alternate captain for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Marchand has been a special talented player, who is recognized and respected in Canada and beyond. He is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to hockey.
Bradley has been a motivation and a big inspiration to all aspiring hockey players.
Marchand was selected by the Boston Bruins in the third round at the 71st position overall. That was at the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. The ice hockey sensation won the Stanley Cup in 2011. That was during his time with the Bruins.
Bradley was as well named to the 2017 and 2018 NHL All-Star Game. In the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Marchand played major junior hockey. That was prior to his NHL career.
His scoring ability combined with his abrasive playing style often gets under the skin of his opponents and has given him the nickname “The Rat” amongst fans of other NHL teams.
The ice hockey icon made his NHL debut on October 21, 2009. That was a game against the Nashville Predators. He scored his first career NHL goal against a player from the Buffalo Sabres, on 3rd November 2010.
Marchand established himself as a two-way player for the Bruins during the 2010-2011 season. That was his first full year in the NHL.
Bradley scored 21 goals. That was in the inclusion of five short-handed, ranked third in the league and 41 points. He as well registered a +25 plus-minus rating.
While playing against the Atlanta Thrashers, je was awarded the Bruins’ 7th Player Award.
During the 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs, the player scored 19 points over 25 games. Therefore, he helped the Bruins to a Stanley Cup championship.
His 11 goals tied Jeremy Roenick for the second-most by a rookie in the NHL. Marchand’s total included two goals in the seventh and deciding game of the Finals against the Vancouver Canucks.
On 14th September 2011, the Bruins re-signed Marchand to a two-year contract extension. In December that year, Bradley scored his first career NHL hat-trick. That was in an 8-0 win against the Florida Panthers at TD Garden.
Additionally, he added two assists for a five-point effort.
On to the 2014-2015 season, the ice hockey sensation played on the Bruins’ top line for the majority of the season.
Bradley finished the season as Boston’s leading goal-scorer, with 24 goals, and tied for fourth on the team with 42.
Unfortunately, following the 2014-2015 regular season, the ice hockey pro required surgery. The surgery was for torn tendons around his right elbow.
He, however, expected to be fully ready for the 2015–16 Boston Bruins season when training camp began on September 17, 2015.
Moreover, during a home game on February 6, 2016, Marchand was given a penalty shot chance against the Buffalo Sabres. That was a rare occurrence during an overtime tie-breaker round in the regular season.
Luckily, Marchand signed an eight-year contract extension with the Bruins. It was worth $49 million, through the 2024-25 season. That was midway through the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, where Marchand was one of the leading scorers with eventual champion Canada.
Late in the 2016-17 season, on March 13, 2017, Marchand scored the second hat trick in his Bruins career. That was made with a whopping three goals scored in the third period of a 6–3 road game Bruins’ win against the Vancouver Canucks.
As of the end of the 2020–21 regular season, Bradley made history. His 319 goals rank him seventh in Bruins’ history.
Bradley Marchand Net worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the professional ice hockey star has a net worth of $25 million. This is a mouthwatering net worth that is admired by many aspiring players.
This is from his professional career and prize winnings.
Bradley Marchand salary
Although Bradley’s current salary is not revealed yet, reports have it that the ice hockey player earned $5 million as of the year 2016.
Bradley Marchand Endorsements
Marchand signed a multi-year endorsement contract with Warrior Hockey and New Balance brands. Warrior was to be Marchand’s official on-ice equipment provider while New Balance will provide his off-ice footwear and apparel.
Bradley Marchand Family
Bradley is married to Katrina Sloane. The two have sired one daughter named Sawyer Marchand in 2017. Sawyer is also the mother of a son, Sloane Marchand from her previous relationship.
Bradley Marchand Foundation and Charity Work
The ice hockey player has over time taken part in Boston Bruins charity works according to reports. That is a way of giving back to society.