By STEPHEN WHYNO
AP Hockey Writer
MONTREAL (AP) — Former NHL defenseman Bryan Marchment died Wednesday in Montreal. He was 53. Longtime agent Rick Curran confirmed Marchment’s death to The Associated Press. Marchment was attending the NHL draft in Montreal as a scout for the San Jose Sharks. A cause of death was not immediately available. Marchment played parts of 17 NHL seasons from 1989-2006. He had been working in scouting and other roles for the Sharks and their American Hockey League affiliate since 2007.