Found September 07, 2012 on Fox Sports:
PLAYERS: Brad Marchand
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
Gettyimage.ashx_url_http_3a_2f_2fcache.gettyimages.com_2fxc_2f92812578.jpg_3fv_3d1_26c_3dewsasset_26k_3d2_26d_3d77bfba49ef878921cc759df4ebac47d0c348665c2ef786d7b16ce8742bb0a1296ea28bd16e5ff307
Against the backdrop of an NHL lockout, the Bruins agreed to a new, four-year deal with forward Brad Marchand on Friday. Marchand, 24, a key cog in the Bruins' run to the 2011 Stanley Cup, will make $4.5 million per season. He had 28 goals and 27 assists last season, as Boston won the Northeast Division but lost in the first round to Washington. Marchand, who was a plus-31 last season, was drafted No. 71 in 2006, and has 49 goals and 48 assists in 173 career games. The deal comes as the NHL and NHLPA prepare for a potential lockout. The deadline for a new collective bargaining agreement is Sept. 15. The regular season is slated to begin on Oct. 11. Marchand has 12 goals and 21 points in 32 postseason games for Boston.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Bruins, Marchand agree to new, four-year deal

Against the backdrop of an NHL lockout, the Bruins agreed to a new, four-year deal with forward Brad Marchand on Friday. Marchand, 24, a key cog in the Bruins' run to the 2011 Stanley Cup, will make $4.5 million per season. He had 28 goals and 27 assists last season, as Boston won the Northeast Division but lost in the first round to Washington. Marchand, who was a plus-31...

Brad Marchand Now the Fourth-Highest-Paid Bruin After Signing New Deal (Video)

"The little ball of hate" is going to have some pocket change. Bruins left wing Brad Marchand signed a four-year contract extension with the Bruins on Friday that gives him an average of $4.5 million a year throughout the deal. Marchand has scored 25 goals and handed out 24 assists in his two years with Boston. Marchand was on the phone Friday night to talk with NESN Daily...

Brad Marchand Extension Fair for Both Sides, Especially When Compared to Recent Deals

Peter Chiarelli and the Bruins are expected to have a lot of work to do once the 2013 summer rolls around. They jumped the gun with one item on that checklist on Friday. The club announced that it had signed forward Brad Marchand to a four-year contract extension. Financially, Marchand's new contract will cost the B's $4.5 million per year beginning in 2013-14. With the possibility...

Brad Marchand Signs Four-Year Extension With Bruins

It may be a somber time for North American hockey fans, but Bruins fans at least have something to cheer about heading into the second weekend of September. The Bruins announced on Friday that the team has signed forward Brad Marchand to a four-year contract extension, worth an average of $4.5 million annually through the 2016-17 season. Marchand notched NHL career highs in goals...

A New Four-Year Deal For Marchand In Boston

BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, September 7, that the club has signed forward Brad Marchand to a four-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season. Marchand’s contract will be worth an average of $4.5 million annually over the four years of his deal. Chiarelli will speak to the media later today regarding the signing. The...

Bruins Give Brad Marchand 4 Year $18 Million Extension

Bruins Forward #63 Brad Marchand was signed to a 4 year $18 million extension today keeping him in Boston through the 2016/17 season The Boston Bruins have announced today that the organization has extended winger Brad Marchand 4 more years at $4.5 million per. This should come as no surprise to anyone given the young Bruins’ development over the past few seasons and most notably...

Ty Anderson: Brat Pact: Marchand signs four-year, $18 million extension

At this point last year, fans in Boston were waiting to hear what damage a new contract for 2011 playoff hero and restricted free agent Brad Marchand would inflict upon Boston's salary cap. Ultimately ending with the 5-foot-9 forward inking a two-year contract worth a modest $5 million, happily avoiding a holdout that'd put the sides on shaky ground entering his second...

GARTH: Ennis Worth Marchand Money and Term?

We’re one week away from the expiration of the current NHL CBA, however, another large market team has signed another one of its young players to a long term contract extension. This time around, it’s the Boston Bruins, the team with the highest payroll in the NHL for the 2012-13 season are presently at $ $68,867,976 for the coming season. Brad Marchand is now the proud...

Brad Marchand’s contract is risky proposition for the Boston Bruins

Brad Marchand received a contract extension from the Bruins on Friday Brad Marchand received a contract extension from the Boston Bruins on Friday. The extension, that kicks in next year, is scheduled to pay Brad Marchand a cap hit of $4.5 million over four seasons. Marchand is coming off a season where he put up 55 points on 28 goals and 27 assists and posted a +/- of 31, one of...

Marchand Sticking Around

According to the  Boston Herald, The Bruins have extended 4 years onto Brad Marchand's contract, making him a Bruin until the 2016-17 season. Terms of the contract is roughly $4.5 million/year, which is a good price for a solid player entering his third NHL season. The only thing this means is Tyler Seguin is probably going to get extended as well, and his price tag will potentially...

Bruins sign one of Boston's most stylish folks to four year contract

Yesterday the Boston Bruins signed Malcolm Subban to an entry-level contract. Today, Chiarelli keeps the money flowing by signing Brad Marchand to a four-year deal worth $4.5 million annually.That's a lot of money when no one has a clue what the cap will look like under the new CBA. But he's an agitator who gets under teams skins just by waking up every morning. And the kid...

NHL Rumors: With Brad Marchand Locked Up, Bruins Set Sights On Tyler Seguin And Milan Lucic Extensions

With the Boston Bruins signing Brad Marchand to a four year contract extension worth $18 million, look for them to now set their sights on locking up Tyler Seguin and Milan Lucic for the long term as well. Both Seguin and Lucic have one year remaining on their current deals – like Marchand before his extension – before they become restricted free agents. The goal...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.