Found February 22, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
Is Martin Brodeur the greatest goaltender in history? Is he better than Patrick Roy? Maybe, because of his incredible longevity, he’s the greatest hockey player this  side of Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemiuex? I’ll let the paper of record explore this further. A New York Times excerpt: By CHARLES McGRATH The best hockey player in the New York area right now is also one of the greatest hockey players ever, and he’s a Methuselah, a 40-year-old in a sport where pro careers typically last five or six years. Martin Brodeur, now in his 20th season with the New Jersey Devils, has played so well for so long that even hockey people have tended to take him a little for granted. He’s hardly an unknown, but he would be more fussed over and wondered at if he didn’t play in Newark and if his position were not the lowly, unglamorous one of goalie. “Playing goal is not fun,” Ken Dryden, the Hall of Fame goalie for the Montreal Canadiens, wrote in a memoir. “It is a grim, humorless position, largely ...

Roger Mussa: Sarnia Sting's (and Devils') Reid Boucher aiming for Stamkos' record

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Now That’s More Like It – Caps Burn Devils, 5-1

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Todd Cordell: NHL Gameday Preview: New Jersey Devils @ Washington Capitals - Game 18

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Todd Cordell: NHL Gameday Preview: Winnipeg Jets @ New Jersey Devils - Game 19

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