Brad Marchand (RW)
CAREER: 2008-09: Enjoyed first professional season with Providence, appearing in 79 regular season games and 16 postseason contests… Finished second in AHL in rookie scoring during regular season with 59 points (18g, 41a) and ranked second on P-Bruins in playoff scoring with 15 points, including team-best seven goals… Named Providence’s Martone Group Rookie of the Year, as voted on by teammates… Named Reebok Edge/AHL Rookie of the Month and P-Bruins Player of the Month for January after scoring 16 points (5g, 11a) with plus-eight rating in 13 games… Registered 18 multiple-point games during season, including career-best four points with goal and three assists on February 14 at Portland… Had six point-streaks of at least three games with longest lasting eight games (4g, 8a) from Feb. 20 – Mar. 4… Made pro debut and tallied first pro point with assist on October 8 vs. Lowell… Scored first pro goal on October 19 at Portland… Recorded first pro multi-point game with goal, two assists and plus-four rating on November 1 at San Antonio… Appeared in first pro playoff game on April 15 vs. Portland, earning first pro playoff point with assist two nights later… Scored first pro playoff goal on April 19 at Portland in Game 3 of Atlantic Division Semifinals… Took career-high nine shots April 24 vs. Portland in Game 5 of Atlantic Division Semifinals… 2007-08: Split season between Halifax and Val d’Or in QMJHL... Finished year with 21 multi-point games... Had four assists on November 30 vs. Rimouski... Notched six points (3g, 3a) vs. Rimouski on December 12... Points in nine straight games from Feb. 24 – Mar. 14... Participated in ADT Canada-Russia Challenge... Part of Canada’s gold medal team in World Junior Championships, scoring six points (4g, 2a) in seven games… 2006-07: Set junior career-highs in goals (33), assists (47), points (80) and penalty minutes (108) during regular season before breakout postseason with 40 points to lead QMJHL... Had 25 multiple-point games during regular season... Had 20 points (8g, 12a) in October... Enjoyed four point-streaks of seven contests or better, the longest lasting 16 games (16g, 19a) in postseason... Won first gold medal with Team Canada at Under-20 World Junior Competition, scoring two goals in seven games... 2005-06: Was in uniform for career-best 68 games... Had four point-streaks of at least five games, including 13-contest span from January into February... Recorded 15 points (7g, 8a) in February... Registered 19 multi-point games... Advanced to Memorial Cup with Moncton... 2004-05: Played first junior season for Wildcats, tallying seven points in each October and January... Had points in four straight games in March... Appeared in first junior game on September 19 at Prince Edward Island... Scored first junior goal October 31 vs. Rimouski.