The Bruins are already without Patrice Bergeron, Marchandís usual center, because of a concussion. Neither will play tonight against New Jersey.
Marchand is the teamís leading scorer with 16 goals and 17 assists for 33 points. Marchand is averaging 17:10 of ice time per game, including 1:55 on the power play and 1:11 on the penalty kill. Marchand is one of the teamís most important all-around forwards.