Originally written on BruinsLife  |  Last updated 11/15/14
So, after Marchand put another one in the back on the net last night, it got me to thinking, if this was going to be an 82 game season, how many goals would Marchand be on pace for? After doing the math, it comes out to 51, or 55 goals depending on if you count the game he didn't play or not. Either way, 50+ flipping goals? If you had told me last year that Marchand would be in the top 5 goal scorers in the league this year (on a per game basis), I would have called you insane. I was fine with what Marchand was, a 30 goal scorer, agitator, penalty killer, and just all around above average player. But this spree he is on this year? Unbelievable. It has me thinking this kid could legitimately be a 40 goal guy on the regular. Sure, some of the goals have been slightly fluky, right place, right time, yada yada. But, you flip that around, and those big time goal scorers, they just know where to be and where to put that puck when its on their stick. Sure, he will never be Stamkos or Crosb...
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