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This from the not-so-big-surprise department: Brad Marchand was drunk for the entire summer.
How drunk was he?
Well, as you may remember, Marchand, Tyler Seguin, and the rest of the Bruins partied their minds out at Foxwoods three days after winning the Stanley Cup in June. They even racked up a bill of more than $156,000!
The next day, players were supposed to interview for the Bruins Stanley Cup DVD. But, Marchand was too “intoxicated” to make it for his 4 p.m. (yes, FOUR P.M.) interview and was excused.
“[After the Cup, linemate Tyler Seguin] and I went on a bit of a tear, partying pretty much every night for a while,” Marchand told Sports Illustrated (via ESPN Boston). “I went home and kinda continued it. I thought [winning a championship] was something that might never happen, so I was trying to take it all in, enjoy it. … My dad sat me down and sorta gave me a lashing. He told me if we win two of the next three years, he’d leave me alone.”