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Agitator Brad Marchand gets B's going

Updated: June 15, 2011, 10:10 AM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Midway through the 2010-11 season, the word around the NHL was that No. 63 on the Boston Bruins needed to be taught a lesson for his after-the-whistle antics and questionable hits.

On Jan. 1, Brad Marchand (No. 63) had scored just six goals, and coach Claude Julien pulled him aside to remind him of a promise he had made to the coach in his 2009-10 exit meeting, that he would score 20 goals this season.

"I wasn't sure I believed he was going to ...

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