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Stephane Matteau attends Brodeur's ceremony out of respect

Martin Brodeur saw many key figures in attendance at the Prudential Center on Tuesday as his No. 30 was retired by the New Jersey Devils.While former Devils defensemen Scott Stevens, Ken Daneyko and Scott Niedermayer were naturally there, and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman was also in attendance - and promptly booed - the appearance of Stephane Matteau likely raised a few eyebrows...
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An Islanders Fan Says Goodbye To Martin Brodeur

My strongest memory of Martin Brodeur dates back to March 30th, 2003 when I was just 12 years old. I had traveled with a friend and his father to the Meadowlands to see the New York Islanders take on the New Jersey Devils that afternoon. While I knew Brodeur to be one of the best goaltenders in the league, it wasn’t until that day that I truly understood how remarkable he was,...
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Marty Brodeur was pretty good.

NEWARK, NJ – FEBRUARY 09: Former New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur walks past the current Devils team all wearing his number during his jersey retirement ceremony before the game between the New Jersey Devils and the Edmonton Oilers on 9, 2016 at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) That has to be so confusing. All of the Devils lined...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
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New Jersey Devils Honor a Living Legend

Before the Devils faced off against the Edmonton Oilers at the Prudential Center Tuesday night, they took some time to honor one of the greatest hockey players of all time:  Martin Brodeur. 1994 Calder Trophy winner.  Ten-time All-Star.  Five-time Jennings Trophy winner.  Four-time Vezina Trophy winner.  Most wins in a single season (48).  Most wins all-time (691).  Most regular...
Via The Sports Journal
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Martin Brodeur has his No. 30 jersey retired by Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The New Jersey Devils have retired Martin Brodeur's No. 30 jersey during a pregame ceremony. After serenading the NHL's winningest goalie with chants of ''Mar-ty, Mar-ty, Mar-ty'' and ''Marty is better,'' the sellout crowd at the Prudential Center gave Brodeur a standing ovation that lasted more than 2 minutes and grew louder by the second. Brodeur tried to start...
Via Associated Press
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Martin Brodeur knows whose Devils' jersey should be retired next (hint: he's still playing)

Yes, the Devils built their team around defense, but Patrik Elias was a key two-way player for 20 years and counting. Watch video NEWARK -- It could be a while before the Devils have another ceremony like the one on Tuesday night, when all the greats from franchise history gather to hang No. 30 in the Prudential Center rafters...
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Oilers-Devils Preview

The New Jersey Devils' unexpected success this season has come without any distinguished face of the franchise, a moniker that fit Martin Brodeur for 20-plus seasons. Connor McDavid's status as the Edmonton Oilers' poster boy is in its infancy. The Devils will honor Brodeur at Prudential Center on Tuesday night before attempting to avoid matching their longest skid of the season...
Via Associated Press
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Brodeur jersey festivities includes NJ photography program

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) Martin Brodeur vividly recalls being an impromptu go-fer for his late father, Denis, a renowned sports photographer in Canada. ''We would go always go to spring training games (with the Montreal Expos) and turn our hotel room into a dark room, putting garbage bags all over the floor,'' said Brodeur, whose No. 30 will be retired by the New Jersey Devils in...
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Martin Brodeur, New Jersey Devils launch photography program in N.J. school

The legendary goalie will help explain a new sports photography program honoring his late father, a renowned hockey photographer. JERSEY CITY -- Legendary goalie Martin Brodeur and the New Jersey Devils have partnered with Jersey City, the city's school district, and Panasonic to launch a new sports photography program at Snyder High School...
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Who thinks unveiling a Martin Brodeur statue is a little premature?

What some others are saying NEWARK -- Raising Martin Brodeur's No. 30 to the rafters in Prudential Center Tuesday night gets an argument from no one. But there is at least one former teammate who thinks the Devils unveiling a statue of Brodeur right now is a little premature. "I want to emphasize that Marty deserves the statue. But maybe...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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