Brad Marchand is affectionately known as the “Little Ball of Hate” around Boston. He is sure to have many more colorful nicknames elsewhere if you ask fans in other cities.
The Bruins forward has made a living in the postseason drawing the ire of opposing teams and fanbases alike, and the 2013 campaign has been no different. This time, it is the Rangers’ Derick Brassard who has been the focus of much mischief, although Marchand has done a good job of staying out of trouble for the most part against New York.
MSG broadcaster John Giannone joined the Bruins Face-Off LIVE crew before Game 5 to discuss Marchand’s play against the Blueshirts so far in the series. Check it out in the video above or on NESN’s YouTube channel.