Sep 7, 2012, 1:08 PM EDT
The 24-year-old sniper/rat has one year left on his current deal. The extension runs through the 2016-17 season.
Marchand is coming off an impressive 28-goal season – second on the B’s behind Tyler Seguin (29 goals) – but one that also saw him suspended five games in January for clipping Vancouver defenseman Sami Salo.
A third-round pick in the 2006 draft, the winger scored 11 goals during the 2011 playoffs, helping Boston win its first Stanley Cup since 1972.
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- Getzlaf powers Ducks to Game 2 victory, 2-0 series lead over Stars 5
- Video: Lucic spears DeKeyser from behind 113
- Detroit stuns favored Bruins with late goal to take Game 1 54
- Crashing Lightning: Montreal crushes Tampa Bay, takes 2-0 series lead 7
- Quenneville gets $25,000 fine for ‘bush-league move’ 14
- NHL looking into Quenneville’s ‘grabby’ gesture from Game 1 41
- Getzlaf to play Game 2, looks awful 20
- Video: PHT Extra — can Detroit exploit Boston’s blueline? 13
- Sharks go on the attack, defeat Kings in Game 1 17