Marchand has been absent since March 25 due to the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols and was added to the league’s COVID list on Saturday. He revealed on Tuesday that he received a false-positive test.
The 32-year-old is the Bruins’ top scorer this season with 12 goals and 22 assists in 29 games.
Also returning for Boston on Tuesday is defenceman Brandon Carlo, who has been out since March 5 after taking a hit to the head from Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson. Carlo was taken to hospital as a result of the hit and Wilson was suspended seven games by the NHL.
Carlo, 24, has two goals and three points in 21 games for the Bruins this season while averaging 18:51 of ice time.
You can watch Tuesday’s game between the Bruins and Devils live on Sportsnet at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.