July 16, 2024

Bruins

Marchand has now scored 4 objectives in his final two video games.

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - NOVEMBER 30: Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins looks on during the second period against the San Jose Sharks at TD Garden on November 30, 2023 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Brad Marchand (Picture by Maddie Meyer/Getty Photos)

Brad Marchand is formally on a heater.

After scoring the game-winning purpose in extra time on Saturday towards the Maple Leafs, the Bruins captain recorded a pure hat trick within the third interval of Sunday’s sport towards the Columbus Blue Jackets — lifting Boston to a 3-1 win. 

Marchand, who went scoreless over a five-game stretch from Nov. 22 to Nov. 30, has now scored 4 objectives in his final two video games.

After the Patriots had been blanked in a 6-0 shutout towards the Chargers on Sunday afternoon, that very same offensive ineptitude appeared to comply with the Bruins to TD Backyard.

Regardless of producing a number of Grade-A possibilities towards Columbus goalie Spencer Martin, Boston trailed the Blue Jackets, 1-0, getting into the second intermission.

However Marchand put the sport on his stick over the ultimate stanza of play — scoring all three of his objectives within the span of 5:50.

Simply 1:56 into the third interval, Marchand acquired a slick no-look go from Danton Heinen and beat Martin with a change-up shot for the equalizing purpose.

Marchand struck once more at 5:37 within the third after Columbus ahead Dmitri Voronkov was despatched to the sin bin for a visit towards Pavel Zacha. After taking a feed from Charlie McAvoy within the excessive slot, Marchand fired house a pointy wrister that sailed simply over Martin’s glove to present Boston a lead it will not relinquish.

One other Bruins energy play allowed Marchand to finish the hat trick simply 2:09 later, with one other rocket of a wrister resulting in a deluge of hats pouring onto the Backyard ice.

Sunday marks the sixth hat trick of Marchand’s profession, with the veteran winger now as much as 11 objectives and 23 factors in 23 video games this season.

As is custom with the Bruins, Marchand chosen one of many hats to deliver house as a memento — with the 35-year-old ahead choosing a festive Santa hat for the event.