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New Jersey 5, Phoenix 2

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Patrick Elias continued to torch opponents at home with two goals and rookie Andreas Solomonsson scored his first career goal Thursday night to help the New Jer

New Jersey 2, Ottawa 1

OTTAWA, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Patrik Elias scored with 10:12 left in the third period Tuesday night as the New Jersey Devils posted a 2-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators in a game that was

New Jersey 3, Ottawa 2

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Patrik Elias scored to snap a first-period tie and set up defenseman Scott Niedermayer for the game-winner midway through the second Saturday night as the New J

New Jersey 6, San Jose 1

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Patrik Elias, Jason Arnott and Petr Sykora combined for five goals and seven assists Thursday night to give the New Jersey Devils their first win of the season,

NY Rangers 4, New Jersey 3 (OT)

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Eric Lindros scored against his nemesis and Theo Fleury's goal 80 seconds into overtime Wednesday night gave the New York Rangers a 4-3 victory over the New Jer

Montreal 3, New Jersey 1

MONTREAL, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Martin Rucinsky and Yanic Perreault scored on consecutive shifts Saturday night as the Montreal Canadiens rode a three-goal third period to a 3-1 victory over t

Washington 6, New Jersey 1

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Jaromir Jagr scored in his debut for the Washington Capitals Saturday night and got help from a lot of new friends in a season-opening 6-1 rout of the New Jerse

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Devils extend Brodeur's contract

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Goaltender Martin Brodeur, a cornerstone on one of the NHL's most successful teams, has signed a five-year contract extension with the New Jersey Devils.
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New Jersey Devils Martin Brodeur stands on the ice after Carolina Hurricanes Jussi Jokinen scores a game tying goal late in the third period in game seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on April 28, 2009. The Hurricanes defeated the Devils 4-3 and win the series in 7 games. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
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Martin Pierre Brodeur (French pronunciation: ; 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 19-year tenure with the Devils, he has won three Stanley Cup championships and has been in the playoffs every year but one. 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, shutouts, and games played, and holds numerous other league and franchise records. Brodeur won at least 35 games in every season between 1996–97 and 2007–08, 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 have scored goals in both the regular season and the playoffs.

Brodeur uses a hybrid style of goaltending by standing up more than butterfly style goalies. He is known for his puck handling, his positional play, and his reflexes, especially with his glove hand. Brodeur's prowess in puck handling directly led the NHL to change its rules regarding when goalies were allowed to handle the puck outside of the goal crease.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Martin Brodeur."
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