NEWARK, NJ Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur has seen and done it all in his 21 years in the NHL.
The future Hall of Famer has played in more games and made more saves than any netminder in league history, and the three-time Stanley Cup champion has more wins than any goalie to ever play the game.
So when New Jersey needed the cagy veteran to come up with a standout performance in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against Florida after one of the worst playoff games of his career a disastrous showing that was both Brodeur's shortest playoff outing (22:18) and lowest save percentage (0.75, 9-of-12) in 184 career playoff appearances there was little concern that he wouldn't deliver.
"It wasn't really a decision," Devils coach Pete DeBoer said of the choice to start Brodeur in Game 4 after pulling him on Tuesday. "I knew when we took him out last game that I would start him again. He's been our go-to guy the entire second half of the year, and he's played exceptional...