Marchand's Backhand magic is dominating the decade in goal-scoring

JUL 17, 2023   |   BY HUNTER BOWMAN
Brad Marchand's exceptional goal-scoring prowess has been on full display over the past decade, particularly when it comes to backhand goals.

With an impressive tally of 55 backhand goals, Marchand has outperformed renowned players such as Sidney Crosby, Jordan Eberle, Aleksander Barkov, and Patrick Kane.

The list of the most backhand goals in the last decade goes as:

55 Brad Marchand
47 Sidney Crosby
44 Jordan Eberle
42 Aleksander Barkov
42 Patrick Kane

This remarkable feat speaks volumes about Marchand's consistency and ability to find the back of the net in various situations.

Throughout his illustrious career spanning 947 games, Marchand has proven himself as a force to be reckoned with. His goal-scoring prowess is evident in his impressive statistics, boasting an impressive 372 goals, 490 assists, and 862 points.

Marchand's contributions extend beyond his offensive abilities, as he has also demonstrated a strong defensive presence, earning a remarkable plus/minus rating of 290.

The Boston Bruins recognized Marchand's potential early on, selecting him in the third round, 71st overall, in the 2006 NHL Draft. Little did they know that they were acquiring a player who would become a cornerstone of their organization and a key contributor to their success on the ice.

Marchand's consistent goal-scoring ability, including his dominance with backhand goals, has solidified his reputation as one of the league's most formidable and reliable goal-scorers.

His tenacity, skill, and determination continue to make him a standout player in the NHL and a vital asset to the Boston Bruins.