Boston Bruins pest Brad Marchand tends to get under peoples’ skin, even when he’s the one seemingly getting hurt.
Marchand seemed shaken up when he was tripped/hit by Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith:
That drew a two-minute tripping penalty and some derision when Marchand came back (and promptly took a penalty of his own) later in the second period. Here’s a taste of the debates regarding Marchand:
Either way, Marchand, 25, at least seems OK at the moment. Healthy enough to continue to attract detractors, even.