Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 5/13/12

NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 31: Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils skates against the Los Angeles Kings at the Prudential Center on January 31, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. The Kings defeated the Devils 3-2. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Marty, Marty Marty….our old nemesis.  We’ve been at this a long time.  Ever since you were kind enough to give us MATTEAU! MATTEAU!, back in the ’94 playoffs.  Marty Brodeur has had an unbelievable career and added plenty of fire and arrogant attitude to the rivalry the past 18 years or so.  He holds many of the NHL’s goaltending records and is a sure fire first-ballot Hall of Famer.  But let’s get under the hood of his style, even if he is not quite the force that he used to be.  Same breakdown as always, general style, strengths, weaknesses, and how the Rangers should approach the matchup. General style Marty is a artifact from a bygone era at this point.  He started his illustrious career in the early 90’s and has diligently sheltered himself from evolutions of the position.  It was only in the past couple years that he embraced new skates, a chest protector he didn’t wear in junior hockey, and wearing his pads a little looser.  He plays by far the most old school style in hockey...
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