Lightning's Pat Maroon donates to mental health charity after Bruins broadcaster comments about his weight

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During Tuesday night’s video game in between the Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning, NESN play-by-play commentator Jack Edwards split a number of jokes about Lightning forward Pat Maroon’s weight. Maroon released an action to Edwards’ talk about social networks the next day.

Edwards revealed shock over Maroon’s weight, which is formally noted at 234 pounds. Edwards quipped that Maroon need to have had a lot to consume given that the last time he was weighed by the group.

“Listed at 238 pounds,” Edwards stated of Maroon’s weight. “That was Day 1 of training camp. I got a feeling he’s had a few more pizzas between then and now.”

Edwards continued joking about Maroon’s size however kept in mind that his diet plan appears to be working for him.

“Inadvertent fasting for Pat Maroon is, like, four hours without a meal,” Edwards stated. “Hey, three Cups in a row, who can argue with his formula?”

Edwards’ remarks plainly returned to Maroon since he tweeted about them on Wednesday. Maroon revealed that he was contributing $2,000 in Edwards’ name to Tampa Bay Thrives to assist all those handling psychological health problems originating from body image and bullying.

Now in his 14th NHL season, Maroon has actually constantly been understood for his enforcing size and solid forecheck. That mix has actually made him the name “Big Rig” after years of bruising challengers, and his contributions on the ice can’t be overlooked.

In his NHL profession, Maroon has actually played in 671 video games while scoring 112 objectives and notching 166 helps. From 2019 to 2021, Maroon won 3 straight Stanley Cups as a member of the St. Louis Blues and Tampa Bay Lightning.

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