Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 4/27/12

NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 22: Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils defends against the Montreal Canadiens at the Prudential Center on January 22, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
NEWARK, N.J. -- Martin Brodeur joked about allowing two goals past his bedtime in New Jersey's double-overtime win over Florida in Game 7. He can catch up on his sleep after the playoffs. Brodeur and his teammates have a quick turnaround before they take the ice again for the start of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Devils visit the Philadelphia Flyers for Game 1 on Sunday at the Wells Fargo Center. "Mentally and physically, we're tired," Brodeur said. "There's no doubt about that. But that's playoff hockey. We played through a lot of adversity in the first round and we pulled it off. We're happy to move on." The sixth-seeded Devils twice staved off elimination to beat the Panthers and win their first playoff series since 2007. The Devils stayed alive with a 3-2 overtime win in Game 6, and then advanced with a 3-2 win in two overtimes Thursday night. The weary Devils returned home to New Jersey at 4 a.m. Friday morning, and will practice Saturday before making the ...
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