puck battle

The most difficult thing was figuring out how to read him during puck battles in the offensive zone. There were times I’d think he needed help, and go to him. Then he’d beat three guys and I was in his way.“

Marchand laughed and said he asked Crosby on the bench what to do. The reply: "He kind of shrugged and said, ‘If you think I’m in trouble, help. If you don’t, stay away.’

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Brad Marchand on playing with Sidney Crosby at the World Cup.

Poor Marchy. 😂