Brad Marchand walks emotion line

The forward's taunting of the Maple Leafs could've cost the Bruins

Updated: April 1, 2011, 3:08 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The last thing a player wants to do at this time of the NHL season is give an opponent any kind of unnecessary motivation.

Thankfully for the Boston Bruins and Brad Marchand, there's only an outside chance the Toronto Maple Leafs will earn a playoff berth after the Boston forward pulled a big no-no when it comes to taunting the other team.

The Bruins gained only one point and could not clinch the Northeast Division title with a 4-3 shootout loss to the Maple Leafs on Thursday ...

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