Martin Pierre Brodeur (; born May 6, 1972) is a Canadian ice hockey goaltender who has played his entire National Hockey League (NHL) career with the New Jersey Devils. In his 21-year tenure with the Devils, he has won three Stanley Cup championships and has been in the playoffs every year but two. Brodeur has won two Olympic gold medals with Team Canada in the 2002 and 2010 Winter Olympic Games, as well as several other medals with Team Canada in other international competitions.
Brodeur is the NHL's all-time leader in regular season wins (surpassing Patrick Roy in 2009), losses, shutouts, and games played, and holds numerous other league and franchise records. Brodeur has won at least 30 games in every season since 1995–96, with the exception of 2010–11 season and an injury-shortened 2008–09 season in which he played just 31 games, and is the only goalie in NHL history with eight 40-win seasons. He is a four-time Vezina Trophy winner, a five-time Jennings Trophy winner, a ten-time NHL All-Star, a Calder Memorial Trophy winner, and one of only two NHL goaltenders to score a goal in both the regular season and the playoffs.
Brodeur uses a hybrid style of goaltending by standing up more than butterfly style goalies, though he has recently become more comfortable using modern techniques. He is known for his puck handling, his positional play, and his reflexes, especially with his glove hand. Brodeur's prowess at puck handling directly led the NHL to change its rules regarding where goalies were allowed to handle the puck outside of the goal crease.
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... line (The A Line), Bobby Holik, and the goaltending of Martin Brodeur, the Devils reached the Stanley Cup Finals for the second straight year in 2001 ... Colorado Avalanche despite leading 3–2 and having Game 6 on home ice Brodeur had a subpar series, with a save percentage under 90%, and was bested by Colorado Hall of Fame goaltender Patrick Roy ... Selke Trophy (for top defensive forward), along with Brodeur and Stevens named as finalists for the Vezina Trophy (top goalie) and Norris Trophy (top defensemen) awards respectively ...
... While both Ron Hextall and Martin Brodeur have scored more than one goal, Hextall is the only goaltender to score twice by directly shooting the puck into the opponent's net ... Brodeur's second and third goals were own goals by the other team, where Brodeur received credit for touching the puck last ... Brodeur's second goal is the only game-winning goal scored by a goaltender ...
... cup figures in this scale, Steve Yzerman (2) which featured a new head sculpt and Martin Brodeur (2) ... Yzerman, Mario Lemieux Set 2 Eric Lindros, Martin Brodeur, Joe Sakic, Paul Kariya) ... and present with the likes of Wayne Gretzky, Grant Fuhr, Mark Messier, Mario Lemieux, Martin Brodeur, Vincent Lecavalier, Joe Sakic and Jarome Iginla ...
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