“Going to have an evaluation” – Bruins star Brad Marchand undergoes hip surgery; expected to be out for 6 months

Boston Bruins star player Brad Marchand is expected to miss out for 6 months approximately due to hip surgery.

Brad Marchand
Brad Marchand

Brad Marchand, the left-winger and alternate captain of the Boston Bruins will be out for approximately six months due to his hip surgery. The team announced the update on Friday. They further notified that Marchand has successfully undergone arthroscopy and labral repair on both hips so far. 

Brad Marchand has led the team with 80 points in 70 games this season including 32 goals. In the postseason games, he scored 11 points in 7 games before the Bruins lost against the Carolina Hurricanes. During  Game 4 of that series, it was a 5-point game against the Hurricanes.

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Brad Marchand will be having his hip surgery in the offseason

Brad Marchand
Brad Marchand

Brad Marchand‘s medical treatment is taking place at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York by Dr. Bryan Kelly. After the playing season, general manager Don Sweeney noted that Marchand was “going to have an evaluation hip-wise.” Additionally, Marchand said that he would “need something done this summer or next summer” and would insult with team doctors for further evaluation.

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Boston’s star player may miss the first 2 months of the 2022-23 season, according to cbc.ca. Marchand would have his arthroscopic surgery to repair the cartilage in his hips. Till now Marchand has made 32 goals and 48 assists last season. Defenceman Matt Grzelcyk would also be having his offseason surgery for his shoulder injury and Brad Marchand will also be joining the offseason surgery group.

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