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...

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...

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...
NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

Anderson Silva will return against Nick Diaz at UFC 183

On Tuesday, it was announced former UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva (pictured) will return to action exactly 13 months and three days after shattering his left shin against champion Chris Weidman. Silva meets Nick Diaz, who is also ending his extended hiatus, at UFC 183. The January 31 show will take place at a yet-to-be announced venue in Las Vegas. The bout will take place...
Via 5thRound.com
4 hours ago

Oakland Raiders considering a move to San Antonio?

If you don’t believe that Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis is intent on moving the team from Northern California, this latest report by San Antonio Express-News might just change your mind. According to the outlet, Davis and two of his top deputies have recently met with officials in San Antonio to discuss a potential relocation of the franchise.  On July 18, Davis met with...
Via Sportsnaut
5 hours ago

ESPN gives Stephen A. Smith a week off

They’re not calling it a suspension, but ESPN has decided to keep Stephen A. Smith off its airwaves for a little while. The network, in a statement released to the press on Tuesday, announced “that Stephen A. Smith will not appear on First Take or ESPN Radio for the next week.  He will return to ESPN next Wednesday.” ESPN did not say whether or not Smith would be paid during...
Via Awful Announcing
5 hours ago

Urban Meyer on Tim Tebow’s NFL career: 'I still don’t get it'

(Credit: csmonitor) Tim Tebow is one of the most celebrated quarterbacks in the history of college football, and he enjoyed a brief stint of success with the Denver Broncos in the NFL. However, he was cut from the New England Patriots before the start of the 2013 season, and has been out of the league ever since. Despite this, Tebow has kept training in hopes that a team will give...
Via Sports-Kings
8 hours ago

Josh Gordon has reportedly passed 'at least 70 drug tests'

We found out recently that Josh Gordon hired Richard Sherman’s lawyer to help handle his appeal with the NFL. In that case Maurice Suh called into question the specimen collection process and created doubt around the “he-said, he-said” case between the player and the collector. Now, Pro Football Talk is reporting what Josh Gordon’s strategy heading into the appeal on August...
Via Waiting For Next Year
8 hours ago

Pete Carroll on Lynch holdout: 'It's a contract for a reason'

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll sounded much like general manager John Schneider on running back Marshawn Lynch's holdout. The team's brass seems to be more irritated than concerned over Lynch's contract demands and quite frankly have let it be known they won't be bullied into giving the rusher a new deal. "It's a contract for a reason. We made a...
Via 60 Max Power O
12 hours ago

Former Bills WR Andre Reed: F**k Bon Jovi

Former Buffalo Bills wide receiver will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall Of Fame this Saturday, and as a former standout in Buffalo, he’s not liking the rumor of Bon Jovi buying the team. There has been plenty of backlash from those in Buffalo, and former Bills players who believe that Bon Jovi would […]
Via Full Scale Sports
9 hours ago

Nelly drops high school dropout crack on Mayweather

Nelly is still dating Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s ex-girlfriend Shantel Jackson, so it is hardly a surprise that the boxing champion and rapper do not get along. During an appearance on Dan Le Batard’s “Highly Questionable” on Monday, Nelly was asked about his beef with Floyd. He said there is no beef, but he was not […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 hours ago

NBPA elects Michele Roberts as Executive Director

After 17 months the NBA Players’ Association has elected a replacement for former Executive Director Billy Hunter. League source says NBPA has elected Washington, D.C. attorney Michele Roberts to be its next Executive Director, replacing Billy Hunter. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 29, 2014 Roberts received 32 votes, six more needed by union bylaws. Roberts 32 votes were...
Via KCM Sports
20 hours ago

Griffin withdrew from Team USA camp due to back injury

When Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin withdrew his name for Team USA training camp, many people were interested about how he came to his decision. Griffin claims that he wants to focus on getting better and getting ready for the upcoming season. But according to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN, Griffin had another reason to withdraw his name. Shelburne says Griffin withdrew from...
Via No Guts, No Glory
10 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.