Brad Marchand Hits the Rule Books After Win Over Maple Leafs

In his role as an agitator, Brad Marchand knows he's going to break plenty of rules and spend some time in the penalty box. But last Thursday against Toronto, he broke a rule he didn't even know existed when he was given a two-minute minor for throwing a loose stick back to a teammate.

"I didn't even know that was a penalty," said Marchand. "I knew if you threw a stick over the boards or shot another team's stick away [it was illegal], but I never thought it was a penalty to give your own guy back his stick. … I guess I've got to go through the rulebook again."

The Bruins killed off the penalty en route to a 2-0 victory, which left Marchand in a better mood the following day as he joked about the incident.

"You get bored with the old ones, got to find new ones to break," said Marchand.

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