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It was confirmed in practice today that goaltender Martin Brodeur will return from injury and start tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Brodeur has been out since October 13th with a bruised shoulder, but he has been practicing since last week and replaced Keith Kinkaid on the roster on Monday. Johan Hedberg has played in the team's last six games, going 2-3-1 in that span, but has shown signs of fatigue on the four game road trip. Head coach Pete DeBoer  told reporters that the decision to start Brodeur would be up to the veteran goaltender, and it seems as though Marty feels good enough to start tonight. Brodeur will face a tough opponent in Toronto, who are 7-3-1 on the season but are coming off a 3-2 loss to Ottawa on October 30th. However, despite their first place record, the Leafs are 2-3 on the road compared to their 5-0-1 record at home. Brodeur also has good career numbers against the Leafs, posting a 17-7-2 record and 2.53 GAA. DeBoer also hint...

Devils Alley: Should The Devils Rush Martin Brodeur Back Into Action

According to a number of sources from Devils practice today, goaltender Martin Brodeur participated in most drills and told head coach Pete DeBoer he is available to play tomorrow night against Toronto. Brodeur has been out since October 13th with a bruised right shoulder, and only returned to practice late last week. He admitted that the injury has only been rehabbed and isn&...

Brodeur: 'If they need me (Wednesday), I'll be ready'

New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur is ready to return to action. When he does, however, hasn't been decided. Brodeur hasn't played since Oct. 13 after suffering a shoulder injury in the first period of a game against the Los Angeles Kings. Brodeur tweaked the shoulder while attempting to make a diving save. The 39-year-old is expected to start in one of the Devils...

Devils activate G Brodeur off IR

The New Jersey Devils have activated goaltender Martin Brodeur off injured reserve.Brodeur hasn't played since Oct. 13 after suffering a shoulder injury in the first period of a game against the Los Angeles Kings. Brodeur tweaked the shoulder while attempting to make a diving save.The 39-year-old is expected to start in one of the Devils' back-to-back contests Wednesday against...

Brodeur Returns; Zajac Skates

For the first time since injuring his shoulder against the Los Angeles Kings, Martin Brodeur will step back between the pipes to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs at “The Rock” tonight. “I’m looking forward to it,’’ Brodeur said after today’s morning skate. “It’s been a long time for me. Even in the season, I’ve only played one (full) game, so I never got any momentum...

Brodeur ready to go if needed

After missing nearly three weeks with a bruised right shoulder, Martin Brodeur confirmed Tuesday he’s ready to play. “I felt really good today,” Brodeur said. “I told Chris [goalie coach Terreri] that if they needed me ...

Devils goaltender Brodeur ready to return

Martin Brodeur, who suffered a bruised shoulder three weeks ago, could be between the pipes when New Jersey faces the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Devils are struggling to score -- again

The likely return of Martin Brodeur is always important, an injury scare to their all-time points leader another good angle, but it’s the Devils’ trademark annual failing that is their nemesis again. They don’t score enough goals. “[Brodeur] can’t score goals for us or run the point...

Video: Brodeur to start Wednesday vs. Leafs

After missing six games, Martin Brodeur will start tonight against Toronto. Also, Ville Leino has been moved to center and will face his former team, the Philadelphia Flyers, for the first time. (NBC Sports)

Brodeur activated, Kinkaid sent back to Albany

Goaltender Martin Brodeur has been taken off injured reserve by the New Jersey Devils after being sidelined more than two weeks with a bruised right shoulder.

New Jersey Devils remove Martin Brodeur from injured reserve list, Kinkaid sent back to Albany

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Devils morning skate: All players present and accounted for

Martin Brodeur has said he's ready to play if the Devils want him to

Todd Cordell: Joffrey Lupul leads Maple Leafs to a 5-3 win over the Devils

Score Leafs - 5 / Devils - 3 Devils Notes: - Martin Brodeur looked less than spectacular tonight, and it was quite evident. I know he is coming off an injury and this is his first game in about three weeks, but in the few games he has played this year he hasn't really showed much. It's a long season so I won't jump the gun just yet, but I think it may be time...

Devils-Maple Leafs: As they play

Ilya Kovalchuk moved to right wing in Martin Brodeur's return

Devils: Eric Boulton on fourth line; Rod Pelley, Brad Mills extras

Martin Brodeur and Johan Hedberg only goalies for practice
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