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If goaltender Martin Brodeur explores free agency for real, all heck will break loose in the NHL Sunday.General managers have been aware that Brodeur could end his career-long affiliation with the New Jersey Devils. Still, many expected the team’s hockey czar Lou Lamoriello to prevent the unthinkable from occurring.But that franchise remains in serious financial trouble. Many free agents remain unsigned, including pending UFA Zach Parise. The clock is ticking.Brodeur has hired agent Pat Brisson, who notified reporters that Brodeur will shop around Sunday if he doesn’t have a New Jersey deal in place.Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke find that interesting. So does Dale Tallon of the Florida Panthers, since he has explored Roberto Luongo trade talks. The Chicago Blackhawks watched Corey Crawford and Ray Emery fail this season, so GM Stan Bowman would have to be interested.Although Tampa Bay GM Steve Yzerman earlier landed Anders Lindback from Nashville, a short-term sign...
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from Larry Brooks of the NY Post, There will be no sad songs sung for Martin Brodeur if ownership’s perilous state makes it necessary for the franchise goaltender to leave his franchise behind. He will make millions elsewhere, everyone understands that.
Still, if the 40-year-old career Devil does leave New Jersey, then Jeff Vanderbeek and his obviously underfinanced ownership...
Martin Brodeur has signed a new two-year contract to remain with the New Jersey Devils.
Pat Brisson, Brodeur's Los Angeles-based agent, confirmed the deal Monday morning in an email to The Associated Press.
The deal is worth $9 million and more than likely will allow the 40-year-old goaltender to finish his career with the Devils.
The NHL's all-time winningest goaltender...
New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur has hired prominent agent Pat Brisson days before the four-time Vezina Trophy-winner is set to become a free agent.
Canada's TSN first reported the move on Friday, and Brisson confirmed it in a text message to The Associated Press later in the day. Though Brodeur has indicated he'd prefer re-signing with the Devils, Brisson wrote...
Martin Brodeur a free-agent? We certainly didn't see this move coming. Never mind the retirement talk, veteran goalie Martin Brodeur appears ready to shop himself around this July 1. TSN's Darren Dreger reports Brodeur has hired agent Pat Brisson and is "very likely" to test the free agent market. "Brodeur has had limited contract discussions with (the New...
TSN’s Darren Dreger offers tidbits about Justin Schultz’s “decision” (what, no TSN special?) and Martin Brodeur’s future in his latest “Dreger Report.” Regarding Schultz?
The Edmonton Oilers recruited a couple of former greats to help lure college free agent Justin Schultz west. Wayne Gretzky and Paul Coffey both spoke with Schultz on Edmonton’s behalf.
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All of the rage in the hockey blogosphere right now is fixated in Newark, New Jersey, amidst reported that the financially-struggling New Jersey Devils may have no choice but to let future Hall of Fame goaltender Martin Brodeur walk away from the organization after nineteen years of unrivaled service.
The most troubling development here...
Just days away from free agency, we all know and have come to expect silly rumors to come out from fake accounts and random fans, but two New Jersey Devils related rumors came out today from reputable sources and Devils fans won't want to hear them. Here are some notes on those rumors as well as some other Devils related topics.
- Given Martin Brodeur has won three Stanley...
via Darren Dreger tweet, Martin Brodeur very likely to test free agent market. Brodeur has hired Pat Brisson (CAA) to represent him. Bidders get ready!
NHL frenzy is about to begin as the free-agent market is set to open today at noon ET. There are several big names that could find new homes.
The salary cap is set for $70.2 million.
New Jersey Devils captain Zach Parise and Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Suter are the top names appearing to be ready to listen to offers, but a new player has jumped into the mix after New...
The hockey media world has been abuzz this morning at the news that 40 year old goaltender Martin Brodeur has enlisted the services of agent Pat Brisson in advance of July 1st, which could be an indication that he is not willing to take a home town discount to continue playing in New Jersey for a 20th season and may be open to other options.
While it is assumed that the hiring...
Happy Canada Day to all my Canadian readers, and happy sit on your couch and pray day to all my readers who happen to be New Jersey Devils fans (most of them). There are a lot of moving parts today so I'm not going to do a huge writeup. I will update this blog all throughout the day so stay tuned.
Here are the latest rumors as well as some things to look for today.
Tomorrow, July 1st, marks the beginning of free agent frenzy in the NHL. With so many big names on the market this summer, a few teams are looking at the possibility of losing players that have been franchise cornerstones for many years. Here are the top 5 free agents that will be available come tomorrow:
ZACH PARISE, NEW JERSEY DEVILS
Perhaps the most enticing player available...