WILMINGTON – On the ice, Brad Marchand is known as much for his jabbering as he is for his goal-scoring prowess, speed and penalty-killing.
When he steps out of the rink, Marchand is just as jovial and social.
There’s one type of talking, however, he’d like less of. Once the Bruins’ coaches and Marchand’s teammates finally get to stop telling him that things will get better, he’ll know he’s out of his early-season morass.
“I mean everyone kind of helps. Everyone’s there for support and everyone’s trying to help you out,” Marchand told CBSBoston.com about his off-ice support system after practice Tuesday at Ristuccia Arena. “The coaches talk to me a lot, pretty much every day, and try to help me out. And different guys pull me off to the side and say ‘stick with it.’ Bergy [Patrice Bergeron] talked to me a lot. We’ve been through a lot together…
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