Sat Jun 18 12:40pm EDT
Boston Bruins Stanley Cup parade organizers decided to have the players address the crowd — estimated to be over a million people — before embarking on the parade route.
That was Patrice Bergeron(notes) introducing his "liney" Marchand and, perhaps thankfully, snatching the mic away before the rookie could start free-styling rhymes about haters and divers. Although we were curious how he'd fit "punched a Sedin six times in the grill" into his lyrics.
This is, of course, not the first time we've heard a tenacious winger spit rhymes at a Stanley Cup championship parade. 'Twas only last year when Chicago Blackhawks winger Kris Versteeg(notes) entertained the masses with a few bars from LMFAO's "Yes":
There's really one way to settle this: Rap battle. NHL Awards. Make it happen, Jay Mohr.