According to information provided by his agent, former Colorado Avalanche defenseman Bryan Marchment passed away on Wednesday in Montreal. He was 53. The Associated Press was informed by longtime agent Rick Curran that Marchment had passed away. As a scout with the San Jose Sharks, Marchment was in attendance during the National Hockey League draft in Montreal.
Bryan William Marchment was a defenseman for the Canadian ice hockey team who was born on May 1, 1969, and passed away on July 6, 2022. Between the years 1989 and 2006, he was a member of the Winnipeg Jets, Chicago Blackhawks, Hartford Whalers, Edmonton Oilers, Tampa Bay Lightning,
San Jose Sharks, Colorado Avalanche, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Calgary Flames, of which are teams in the National Hockey League. After he finished his playing career, he became a scout for the Sharks in the National Hockey League (NHL) and a part-time coach within the Sharks organization.
What Was Bryan Marchment’s Cause of Death?
All praise to God! According to AP News, the reason behind Bryan’s passing has not been made known to the general public at this time. Rick Curran, who represented Bryan, revealed to the publication that the 53-year-old had passed away.
Bryan was on a scouting trip with the Sharks in Montreal at the time of his passing. The trip was in conjunction with the NHL Draft. There is a good chance that the Marchment family is waiting for the findings of an autopsy before disclosing the reason why Bryan passed away. On the other hand, the news of Bryan’s passing might not even be shared outside of the family.
On May 1st, 1969, Marchment entered this world in Scarborough, Ontario. It was in 1982 when the Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament took place, and he was a member of a Mississauga minor ice hockey team that competed there. Between the years 1985 and 1989, he played with the Belleville Bulls of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), where he got his start in the junior ranks of the sport. Marchment was a defenseman who scored a lot of points but was best known for his assists. During the 1987–1988 season, he had 51 assists in 56 games played. During the 1987 NHL Entry Draft, the Winnipeg Jets selected him in the first round, spot number sixteen overall.
Marchment made his first game for the Jets in the National Hockey League on March 29, 1989, against the Los Angeles Kings at the Great Western Forum. Even though he had a bright future ahead of him, he spent the majority of his tenure with the Jets playing in the American Hockey League with the Moncton Hawks. However, he did get some opportunities to shine while wearing a Jets jersey as well, dressing for 28 games during the 1990–1991 NHL season. On July 22, 1991, he was included in a transaction that sent Chris Norton and himself to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Troy Murray and Warren Rychel.
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The Blackhawks gave Marchment more playing time, which resulted in him recording 15 points in the 1991–92 NHL season and 20 points the following season. Marchment and Steve Larmer were part of a package that was sent to the Hartford Whalers on November 2, 1993, in exchange for Eric Weinrich and Patrick Poulin.
Before being traded to the Oilers on August 30, 1994, as compensation for Hartford signing Steven Rice, Marchment only appeared in 42 games for the Whalers. During that time, the Whalers signed Steven Rice.
A Well-known Status in the Game
It was well known that Marchment was a tough and tenacious defender. During his playing career, he received multiple suspensions for willful efforts to damage other players. During his first 12 seasons in the NHL, he was suspended a total of 13 times by the league for various infractions, and his hits were held responsible for the injuries sustained by players such as Mike Modano, Joe Nieuwendyk, Greg Adams, Mike Gartner, Kevin Dineen, Peter Zezel, Pavel Bure, Sami Salo, Magnus Arvedson, Paul Kariya, Wendel Clark, and Martin Runsky.
On February 3, 1995, while the Toronto Maple Leafs were visiting Marchment’s Oilers, a hit by Marchment partially collapsed one of Gartner’s lungs; the badly injured Gartner was forced to travel to Toronto by train. The incident occurred while the Maple Leafs were playing in Edmonton. In the year 2000, Doug Weight assaulted him after Marchment had delivered a knee-on-knee hit to him.
Both Marchment’s son Mason, who is presently playing for the Florida Panthers, and Marchment’s daughter Logan was born to him and his wife Kim.
Uxbridge, in the Canadian province of Ontario, was the family’s home.
A member of the Marchment family, Kennedy Marchment competed for HV71 in the Swedish Women’s Hockey League and the Connecticut Whale in the Premier Hockey Federation.
unexpected heart attack. In his capacity as a scout for the Sharks, Bryan Marchment spent the past week attending the NHL Draft in Montreal. On Wednesday, though, he went away unexpectedly. He did not have a history of illness or any other chronic disease that contributed to his passing before he passed away. Accordingly, it is believed that Bryan Marchment passed away due to a sudden heart attack.