go to MSN.com
Found March 21, 2013 on Diehardsport:

Via Diehardsport:

The New Jersey Devils started the year on a hot streak until Martin Brodeur was placed on IR.  Brodeur missed 13 games but made his return on Thursday night against the Carolina Hurricanes.  In the first period the Devils were on the powerplay when a bizarre play happened.

Carolina Hurricanes forward Patrick Dwyer was killing the penalty when he had an excellent shorthanded scoring chance.  He was hooked on the play and the Devils were going to have a player headed to the penalty box.  Brodeur had just made the save, making him the last Devils player to touch the puck, when Jordan Staal picked up the puck and sent a pass to the point.  The only problem was it was a bad pass and the puck went all the way down the ice and into the empty net because Hurricanes goalie Dan Ellis had left the ice to give the Hurricanes an extra attacker on the delayed penalty.  I’m going to go out on a limb and say that this is Brodeur’s first career power play goal.

Yikes, that stat has to hurt New York Rangers fans.

[GIF via: @GoldAndOrSmith]

More from Diehardsport:
THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

Martin Brodeur scores power play goal, with help from Hurricanes (Video)

As a result of some poor puck handling by the Carolina Hurricanes, the puck ended up in their own net during the first period of Thursday night's game, giving the New Jersey Devils a power play goal. To add insult to injury, however, the Devils goal was credited to goaltender Martin Brodeur, as he was the last Devils player to touch the puck on the play. Interestingly enough...
HE'LL TAKE IT

Martin Brodeur credited with goal on play

Martin Brodeur has scored three goals in his career, including the playoffs. Thursday night, Marty was credited with a goal in his first game back from injury against the Carolina Hurricanes. He was the last Devil to touch the puck before a a horrible miscue by the 'Canes.  Brodeur was given credit for the goal. It wasn't one of Brodeur's best goals, but hey, a...

Martin Brodeur Nets Third Career Goal in Bizarre Play Against Carolina (Video)

Martin Brodeur is one of the greatest goaltenders in the history of the NHL. A fun fact about the New Jersey goalie is that going going into Thursday night he had two career goals. At 3:54 of the first period in Raleigh on Thursday, Brodeur scored his third career goal. After a delayed Devils penalty, Hurricanes forward Jordan Staal made an errant pass to the point which deflected...

Marty Brodeur Scores In Return To Ice

((HT: NHL/MSG)) Moose Hedberg got his time between the pipes while Martin Brodeur was out with a back injury that kept him out a month... So, what do you do to welcome yourself back...??? Score a goal... Technically, he was credited with a goal since he was the last Devil to touch the puck in an own goal situation. But, hey, a goal is a goal... and a power play goal...

New Jersey Devils: Missing Martin Brodeur

By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) Getty Images It’s almost an ironic position for the Devils to be in. Projected to miss the playoffs because of their aging goaltender, the Devils went from two points out of first place with their Hall of Fame goaltender, Martin Brodeur, to being two points out of a playoff spot because of his absence. On the verge of making his debut back between the...

Martin Brodeur Scores Goal Against Hurricanes

New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur scored a surprising and odd goal tonight against the Carolina Hurricanes to put the Devils on top 1-0. Early in the first period, there was a delayed call on the Devils after a shot by Carolina that Brodeur stick saved, so, Hurricanes goaltender Dan Ellis left the net for an extra attacker. Jordan Staal received the puck and tried to pass...

Panthers at Devils game preview

Game time: 7 p.m. TV: FOX Sports Florida Martin Brodeur has the New Jersey Devils back in the win column. The NHL-worst Florida Panthers have a chance to be there in three straight games for the first time all season. Brodeur could be in net for a second straight contest Saturday night in New Jersey, where the Devils and Panthers meet for the first time since last season's...

Todd Cordell: NHL Gameday Preview: New Jersey Devils @ Carolina Hurricanes - Game 31

Match-up - New Jersey Devils (13-11-6) @ Carolina Hurricanes (15-12-2) Road/Home records - 4-6-4 -------------- 7-7-0 TV - MSG, NHLN-US, FS-CAR Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET Season series - Hurricanes lead 2-0 Last 10: Devils 3-5-2 / Hurricanes 5-4-1 Projected starting goalies - Martin Brodeur (NJ) vs. Dan Ellis (CAR) Battle of the stats Goals for/against per game Carolina...

LINK CITY: No dice on Sustr, Pens and advanced stats

Marty Brodeur and Jordan Staal last night: Saw this comment on twitter " Brodeur scores on something besides his sister in-law," that joke is the joke that has survived the test of time.   Four good links -- So Sustr signed with the Bolts. [ NHL.com ] -- MUST READ alert. Another mention of advanced stats. This time focusing on the Pens. [ Mirtle...

Todd Cordell: NHL Gameday Preview: Florida Panthers @ New Jersey Devils - Game 32

Match-up - Florida Panthers (9-16-6) @ New Jersey Devils (14-11-6) Road/Home records - 5-8-1 -------------- 9-5-2 TV - MSG Plus, FS-Florida Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET Season series - 0-0 Last 10: Panthers 3-6-1 / Devils 4-5-1 Projected starting goalies - Scott Clemmensen (FLA) vs. Martin Brodeur (NJ) Battle of the stats Goals for/against per game Florida - 2.45 / 3.55...
RUMORS & GOSSIP

WWE upset with Nancy Grace over Warrior death coverage

HLN Video Hey, remember when The Ultimate Warrior died and Nancy Grace brought on Diamond Dallas Page to openly suggest Warrior died from steroids, brought in totally unrelated doctor who said things like “anabolic steroids are probably used by 1% of Americans,” then put together a list of wrestlers who died young to suggest Owen Hart died from drugs? Yeah, turns out WWE wasn’t...
Via With Leather
8 hours ago  | 

Heyward-Bey buys stadium lights for high school

Darrius Heyward-Bey’s journey to the NFL began at McDonogh, a private high school in Owings Mills, Md., that’s long played its football games sans stadium lights. Until now. According to the school’s website, Heyward-Bey recently purchased lights for John McDonogh Stadium, fulfilling a promise he made to Athletic Director Mickey Deegan in 2005, his senior year at the school...
Via Helmet2Helmet
4 hours ago  | 

Report: Bucs 'prepared' to draft quarterback at No. 7

The NFL Draft season is busy for analysts and reporters. Many people have feelings on what a team will do while others claim to have sources that also feel what a team will do. Nothing is ever a “for sure” bet.  But several media members go around asking questions or are given information in which they piece together like a puzzle. NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport is one that does that...
Via The Bay Cave
7 hours ago  | 

Raptors player jabs Knicks owner for nixing Lowry trade

James Dolan may have saved the Raptors season If you told anyone at the beginning of the NBA season that the Toronto Raptors would win the Atlantic division, you would have been called nuts. Well six months later, the Raptors secured the division and have landed home court advantage for the first round of the playoffs. However, this might have never happened had New York Knicks...
Via Sports-Kings
2 hours ago  | 

Pirates acquire Ike Davis from Mets

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired first baseman Ike Davis from the New York Mets, according to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish.
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 hours ago  | 

Roy Hibbert: ‘I was wrong’ to call out Pacers teammates

Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert says it what was wrong for him to criticize his teammates in late March. “You know, I think that I should’ve kept my frustrations to myself or just in the locker room,” Hibbert said on “ESPN First Take.” “I will admit that it wasn’t the best thing to do. I’ll learn from that, and I was wrong. There are better ways to handle that...
Via Sports-Glory
8 hours ago  | 

Steve Nash says Lakers can't rely on him next season

The 2014-15 NBA season can’t come soon enough for the Los Angeles Lakers, who just suffered their worst campaign since moving to LA. Kobe Bryant recently tweeted that “next season will be epic,” however, point guard Steve Nash shared a not-so-epic quote with ESPN’s Dave McMenamin about what can be expected of him: “They can’t rely on me, frankly,” said Nash, already...
Via Basketball Bicker
8 hours ago  | 

Colts reportedly won't allow Hakeem Nicks to wear No. 88

(Credit: BSO) Although the number 88 isn’t officially retired by the Indianapolis Colts, it appears nobody else will wear it again for the team. This includes recently signed wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, who wore 88 with the New York Giants. 88 is a sacred number in Indy, as it belonged to the franchise’s all-time leading receiver Marvin Harrison, as well as Hall of Fame tight...
Via Down and Distance
8 hours ago  | 

Thunder won’t sell playoff tickets to Tennessee residents

The Oklahoma City Thunder are doing their best to achieve a homecourt advantage during the NBA playoffs. To that end, they are limiting ticket sales during the playoffs to residents of Oklahoma and a few neighboring states. Those attempting to purchase playoff tickets for Thunder home games are met with the following note: All Sales […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  | 

Celtics open to signing Paul Pierce this offseason

The Boston Celtics made an incredibly difficult decision by trading both Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce last offseason, and it tore the hearts out of most Boston fans. According to a report from Ben Rohrbach, the Celtics could very well bring back Pierce this offseason at the right price and situation. If the Celtics were able to bring Pierce back to Boston, it would certainly be...
Via Sports-Glory
14 hours ago  | 
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.