He was supposed to have a second career with the Devils, but now it looks like it may be years before it happens, if ever.
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Martin Brodeur may one day return to the New Jersey Devils, where he won three Stanley Cups and cemented his place as the goaltender with more wins than any other in NHL history.
Marty produced countless memorable moments during his illustrious career, but we’ve narrowed it all down to a list of his seven best with the Devils.
The 10-time All-Star and four-time Vezina Cup Trophy winner finished his career with St. Louis after a standout career with New Jersey, and will join the Blues in a management role in hockey operations.
Brodeur had played all of his 1,259 career games for the Devils before his first Blues appearance. There are now only seven goalies in team history that played their entire NHL “careers” for New Jersey.
Martin Brodeur hadn’t played in the NHL since his final win April 13 with the New Jersey Devils. Stepping back into the crease after such a long break was a bit different for the 42-year-old goalie.
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Martin Brodeur wanted to keep playing and the St. Louis Blues needed some help in net. So one of the best goalies in league history will stick around for at least one more season.
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Martin Brodeur waited patiently for the right team to come along. If plays his cards right over the next few days, he could be back in the NHL sooner rather than later.
More than a month into the season, Brodeur is 42 and without a job. But he hasn’t given up.
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Martin Brodeur is hoping to find a new team soon. After 21 stellar seasons with the New Jersey Devils, the 42-year-old goaltender also knows his time in the NHL may have come to an end.