Bruins remain undefeated in Stanley Cup Final when Brad Marchand scores


Brad Marchand scoring in the Stanley Cup Final is a very good omen for the Boston Bruins.

The Bruins beat the St. Louis Blues 5-1 in Game 6 of the Cup Final at Enterprise Center on Sunday night, forcing a Game 7 back in Boston on Wednesday night. Marchand got the B's on the board with a 5-on-3 power-play goal in the first period. It was his second goal of the series and first since Game 1.

The Bruins now are 6-0 in Cup Final games in which Marchand scores a goal. They are 2-0 against the Blues and went 4-0 versus the Vancouver Canucks in 2011. Marchand did not score against the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2013 Cup Final. 

Boston also improved to 25-1 all-time in the playoffs when Marchand scores a goal.

Marchand's line, which also consists of Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak, has scored only one 5-on-5 goal this series. Game 7 would be a perfect time for the "Perfection Line" to break out of its even-strength slump and deliver another championship for the Bruins.

Click here to download the new MyTeams App by NBC Sports! Receive comprehensive coverage of your teams and stream the Celtics easily on your device.

Contact Us