Marchand is a Halifax native who also played his junior hockey with the Halifax Mooseheads. Brad will be in the lineup tonight when the B's take the ice against the Montreal Canadiens tonight at the Mooseheads' barn, Halifax Metro Centre.
Bodnarchuk was Marchand's teammate in Halifax. Andrew will not be in the lineup tonight, but will likely play in either tomorrow's game vs. the Islanders in Moncton, NB or Thursday's game in Halifax vs. the Red Wings.
Coach Julien played for AHL teams in both Halifax and Moncton.
Marquardt played his junior hockey with the Moncton Wildcats.
Other Players with Maritime Ties
Thornton played 4 seasons with the St. John's Maple Leafs.
Ryder hails from Bonavista, Newfoundland
Hnidy played one season for the St. John Flames.
McQuaid is from Charlottetown, PEI
Hopefully the Bruins have a better time in Nova Scotia than the Russian exchange student that got deported on my senior class trip back in high school.
If you are heading up to Halifax for the games, I highly recommend picking up some Alexander Keith's or taking the brewery tour.