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Brad Marchand had his hair massacred for charity

Mar 28, 2012, 6:59 PM EDT

The Bruins got haircuts for a good cause today.

The cause was not fashion.

Via The Boston Globe:

At the fifth annual “Cuts for a Cause” charity event, 17 members of the Bruins got their hair cut and heads shaved to raise money for the Boston Bruins Foundation and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center.

This year’s event raised over $58,000 for the cause.

Shawn Thornton, Patrice Bergeron, Zdeno Chara, Nathan Horton, Milan Lucic, Adam McQuaid, Chris Kelly, Johnny Boychuk, Jordan Caron, Torey Krug, Mike Mottau, Daniel Paille, Benoit Pouliot, Rich Peverley, Tyler Seguin and Dennis Seidenberg – every single one of them deserve kudos for participating.

That said, a shaved head isn’t nearly as embarrassing as it used to be. In fact, it’s not embarrassing at all. Which is why the scene in Police Academy where Cadets Copeland and Blankes “take it all off” is lost on so many young people.


Great film.

Anyway, so instead of just walking away with a shaved head and looking like a million other guys on the street, B’s forward Brad Marchand took it up a notch.


(via @NHLBruins)

It’s not clear whether Marchand plans to keep the haircut, but if he’s looking for an unbiased opinion, we hear Al Iafrate thinks it looks sharp.


  1. bergeronforselke - Mar 28, 2012 at 7:13 PM

    holy sweet mullett…..gotta keep it through the playoffs

  2. riles1008 - Mar 28, 2012 at 7:15 PM

    He’s a douchebag anyway

    • odj810 - Mar 28, 2012 at 8:09 PM

      everyone is entitled do there opinion, but when there doing a charity for children? Hate him all you want but pick your spots in a more classy way.

    • jond86 - Mar 29, 2012 at 8:26 AM

      Oh nice when did you meet him?

      • jond86 - Mar 29, 2012 at 8:41 AM

        well, that was only suppose to go once…

    • jond86 - Mar 29, 2012 at 8:26 AM

      Oh really? When did you meet him?

  3. banshee950 - Mar 28, 2012 at 7:18 PM

    wow, on the ice and without a butt hanging out of his mouth I almost didn’t recognize Iafrate!

  4. 8man - Mar 28, 2012 at 8:23 PM

    Go Bs!

  5. pastabelly - Mar 28, 2012 at 8:34 PM

    Does he think the mullet will distract people from looking at that nose of his? :)

    Relax, he is one of my favorite Bruins and a class act off the ice. He’s a bit of a rat (in the Ken Linseman tradition) who does need to mature a bit. But he’s a skilled top six forward. Hey, good to see Claude get Seguin back on the line with Bergeron and Marchand. Those three belong together.

  6. riles1008 - Mar 28, 2012 at 8:49 PM

    Lol for charity? Great. Play like a class act cause he’s a scumbag.

    • sabatimus - Mar 29, 2012 at 12:24 AM

      Go ahead and keep ragging on him. I hear crickets.

  7. elvispocomo - Mar 28, 2012 at 9:54 PM

    Quick, where’s Dr. Recchi talking about how it’s obvious Horton can’t be concussed or even hurt that badly if he’s getting his head shaved with noisy clippers at a charity event?!

    • madtolive5 - Mar 28, 2012 at 10:08 PM

      This was for a charity for a floating hospital for kids in huge need…show some class.
      Save your idotic, uniformed comment for another post.

    • homelanddefense - Mar 29, 2012 at 11:07 AM

      Do you understand how ridiculously stupid you sound? The big deal about Pac was that he was at the movies a few days after his near death experience. Not a few months.

    • elvispocomo - Mar 29, 2012 at 7:15 PM

      CLEARLY people’s sarcasm detectors are on the fritz, probably the same people who have taken Dr. Recchi’s ‘diagnosis’ as fact when it suited them. It’s ok guys, he’s not coming back this season anyways, he’s got all summer to get better.

  8. Buffalo Grumblings - Mar 28, 2012 at 10:12 PM

    This is the same guy who knocked the city of Buffalo for having nothing to do there. We know how to keep up with current hairstyles. Looks like Billy Ray Cyrus. And that nose could open up cans.

    • ossipeepats - Mar 28, 2012 at 10:18 PM

      Fyi, the while idea of the event was that the fans who win the bidding get to choose the haircut… marchand had no say in the style whatsoever.

      • Buffalo Grumblings - Mar 29, 2012 at 2:17 AM

        Do the other Bruin players have a 12″ mullet?

      • Buffalo Grumblings - Mar 29, 2012 at 11:34 AM

        I don’t care if it was for charity or not. He looks like a seed picker from Halifax. He is!
        Trash our town and we trash you.

      • Buffalo Grumblings - Mar 29, 2012 at 11:36 AM

        You mean the WHOLE idea?

      • homelanddefense - Mar 29, 2012 at 12:30 PM

        And yes, some of the other players did end up with a similar mullet.

    • homelanddefense - Mar 29, 2012 at 11:09 AM

      another lame brain. Its a charity event, the winning bidder cuts their hair. Im a Bruins fan, and I admit there are reasons to dislike Marchand. But this isnt the instance to do it.

  9. bagjr387 - Mar 28, 2012 at 10:56 PM

    sweet… a stupid hair cut to go with his mispelled tattoo. i hope tyler myers curb stomps this tool in the playoffs

    • jond86 - Mar 29, 2012 at 8:25 AM

      Tyler Myers first has to make it into the playoffs, concentrate on that. Also there are no curbs in a hockey rink.

    • bcjim - Mar 29, 2012 at 10:01 AM

      He might hit Marchand with his purse, thats about it.

  10. itspartofthegame - Mar 29, 2012 at 8:29 AM

    Al Iafrate – HAHAHAHAHA! Well played, PHT, well played.

  11. bigbadbruins1968 - Mar 29, 2012 at 10:26 AM

    Talk about a contrast in teams and priorities.

    The Bruins players get crappy haircuts to support a childrens charity.

    The Canucks make a video urging their fans not to burn down the city when they get knocked out of the playoffs again this season.

    • salmon90 - Mar 29, 2012 at 3:58 PM

      If you’re inferring that the Canucks are not involved in charity work you’re way out of line.

      No team in the NHL comes close to what the Canucks do as far as raising money for charity. Great work by the Bruins here but not even in the same ballpark as the contributions the Canucks organization make. Instead of giving me a thumbs down you could look it into it to see what I mean….maybe even make a donation!

      • homelanddefense - Mar 30, 2012 at 10:01 AM

        you have a valid point Salmon, but please dont think this is the only thing the Bruins do for charity.

  12. lostpuppysyndrome - Mar 29, 2012 at 10:36 AM

    Iafrate had a mullet AND a combover??? doesn’t even have anything that glorious.

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