Found March 31, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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With a 5-0 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes, the New Jersey Devils have officially clinched a berth in the postseason this year. The Devils failed to make the playoffs last season. In the past 22 seasons, the Devils have been in the playoffs 21 times. Martin Brodeur, who pitched a shutout to solidify a Devils playoff birth, is happy to be back in the playoffs after last years mess. “It was tough,” Brodeur said to <a href="http://blogs.northjersey.com/blogs/fireice/brodeur_devils_happy_to_be_back_in_the_playoffs_after_missing_them_last_season/" title="Tom Gulitti of The Bergen Record. “>Tom Gulitti of The Bergen Record. “I didn’t think it was going to bother me that much because we were out for so long, early in the season. It was a tough start we had. But when I started to watch a little bit of hockey maybe in the second and third round, I was like, ‘Wow, I’m really missing this atmosphere.’ This is why was an important thing for me to go out and try to ge...
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