Calling on Brad Marchand, good brat

To beat the Capitals, the Bruins need their signature agitator at his pesky best

Updated: April 15, 2012, 9:18 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

WASHINGTON -- During the 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs, Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand cemented his reputation as the prototypical agitator on the ice. He's the type of player you absolutely hate to play against, but you definitely want him on your team.

When the Bruins needed a goal, he produced, especially in Game 7 of the Cup finals last year, when he registered two goals and one assist as Boston defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 and hoisted hockey's most sacred chalice for the first ...

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