Ryan Reaves And Brad Marchand Trade Major Trash Talk Ahead Of Tonight's Renewed Rivalry

Published December 2, 2023 at 5:07 PM

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins are set to face off again tonight in what has been a fascinating rivalry already this season.

Marchand Creates Controversy Amongst Leafs Fans In Last Meeting

The last time the Maple Leafs and Bruins went up against one another Brad Marchand caused chaos in the Leafs fan base. This happened when he injured Maple Leafs' defenseman Timothy Liljegren and then trolled the Toronto bench after they didn't respond.

Before facing off against the Bruins on Thursday, Tyler Bertuzzi said he knew what to do if Brad Marchand tried to get him off his game.

While the Leafs bench was getting into it with Marchand, Bertuzzi laughed it off

With this heated moment in the rivalry things have been building to the rematch between the two historic clubs.

Marchand And Reaves Trade Major Trash Talk

Leading up to tonight's game two of the NHL's most notorious trash talkers Brad Marchand and Ryan Reaves have been trading shots back and forth. Reaves fired the first shot by following up on a chirp he heard from Marchand in the past.

Ryan Reaves on Brad Marchand: "He likes telling me he makes a lot more than I do."

Marchand: "I think I said that once a long time ago. Sounds like he's holding on to it."

In a press conference ahead of tonight's game Reaves also acknowledged that he and his teammates must watch out for the Bruins and Marchand to bait them into silly fights.

Ryan Reaves on Marchand, says he must be wary of the Boston captain «baiting» him and other Leafs into penalties. Says during their chirps that Marchand like to remind him he makes a lot more money. «That's okay, lots of people do,» laughed Reaves.

With both players clearly on each other's mind we will likely see some fireworks between the two. Beyond the physical battle between these teams, this is a huge game for both teams who are trying to keep their spot in the playoffs secured.

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Ryan Reaves And Brad Marchand Trade Major Trash Talk Ahead Of Tonight's Renewed Rivalry

Who wins tonight's game?

Boston Bruins1487.5 %
Toronto Maple Leafs212.5 %
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