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« Reply #120 on: March 14, 2009, 08:27:04 PM »
Devils lead 3-1 goal captain Langenbrunner!, 6 minutes to go!!! what a wonderful night!!
 
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« Reply #121 on: March 14, 2009, 08:30:19 PM »
A NIGHT TO REMEMBER FOR MARTY BRODEUR!!!  :)) ://
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« Reply #122 on: March 14, 2009, 08:41:22 PM »
DEVILS WIN 3-1 IN MONTREAL!!! 551 WINS FOR THE BEST: MARTY BRODEUR ALL WITH THE DEVIL SWEATER!!! :)
ALL TIME WINNING GOALIE, TIE WITH ROY! :)
I am going to cry!!!!!!!!!!!:) crowd rise and cheer for their native son in Montreal, ON THEIR FEET, STANDING OVATION!!!!  :)
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« Reply #123 on: March 14, 2009, 10:03:05 PM »
DEVILS WIN 3-1 IN MONTREAL!!! 551 WINS FOR THE BEST: MARTY BRODEUR ALL WITH THE DEVIL SWEATER!!! :)
ALL TIME WINNING GOALIE, TIE WITH ROY! :)
I am going to cry!!!!!!!!!!!:) crowd rise and cheer for their native son in Montreal, ON THEIR FEET, STANDING OVATION!!!!  :)
there's nothing better as being a devil!!  :))





That is fantastic!  Congrats Marty!! :toot:
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« Reply #124 on: March 14, 2009, 11:36:35 PM »
BRAVO MARTY!!!! :))

Martin Brodeur has done it. He made 22 saves Saturday to beat the Canadiens, 3-1, in Montreal, and tie Patrick Roy's all-time NHL wins record (551). With Roy in attendance, Brodeur was named First Star and received a standing ovation!!!

Martin Brodeur has given Patrick Roy company atop the NHL wins list. With his next start, he can become the winningest goaltender in League history.

The focus of the hockey world was upon the Devils' netminder Saturday in hockey-mad Montreal, and Brodeur responded with 22 saves to beat the Canadiens, 3-1, and tie Roy's NHL record with career victory No. 551.

Brodeur, who was saluted after the game by the fans in his hometown, admitted to having some nerves as regulation began to wind down.

"Feels pretty good," Brodeur told MSG Plus about securing his spot in the record books. "When the puck dropped it was fine. Maybe I got butterflies late in the game, but when we scored the third goal I thought, 'OK, maybe this could be it.' The game was so tight for so long that I didn't start thinking outside the box. I really wanted to make sure I was on my game."

 
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The Devils took a 2-0 lead on first-period goals by Patrik Elias and Brian Rolston before Tomas Plekanec scored for the Canadiens. Jamie Langenbrunner added an insurance marker with 7:03 left in the third.

Montreal's final shot of the night Brodeur's final save of the historic contest was credited to Max Pacioretty with 30 seconds left in regulation. As the clock hit zero, Brodeur felt the emotion of the moment.

"It touched me just to look around and see the guys reacting," Brodeur said. "I just finally did it. This year I came in in great shape to start the season, and I got altered a little bit with my injury so it was nice to come back and put these wins together to get to that 551."

Roy attended the game, as did Brodeur's father, Denis. Brodeur will get his first shot at breaking the record Tuesday, when the Devils host Chicago at Prudential Center.

"I definitely glanced at him a couple of times," Brodeur said of his father, the former team photographer for the Canadiens. "It's definitely a great day for me to clinch this with Patrick in Montreal was an exciting time for me."

Because of the overwhelming media presence, Brodeur said he was unable to speak to Roy immediately following Saturday's game. But the outgoing wins leader made a point to visit Brodeur earlier in the day.

"He came to the hotel this morning and we had a good half hour conversation about a lot of different things about what was going to happen tonight a little bit," Brodeur said. "I definitely appreciated his time. His junior team (the Quebec Remparts of the QMJHL) was playing about six, seven hours from here last night, and 9:30 in the morning he was meeting me in Montreal, so it was a pretty big commitment from him to do that.

"He kept on saying how proud he is. He retired when he was 37, 38 years old and he said, 'Good luck to you and get (the wins total) up there and there's not many guys that will be able to catch you,' so that was nice of him."

Brodeur's was the biggest, but not the only milestone of the evening for the Devils.

Elias also added an assist for career points No. 700 and 701, and tied John MacLean for the all-time franchise points mark. Rolston's goal was the 300th of his career, and Langenbrunner's 23rd of the season matched a career high.

Devils (45-20-3) won their third straight overall to sweep the season series with Montreal, and maintain their nine-point cushion over Philadelphia in the Atlantic Division. New Jersey took its seventh victory in eight games since Brodeur's return from elbow surgery on Feb. 26.

"It was a very exciting night for Marty and for the whole team and for me, personally, also," said Elias, who has appeared in 397 winning efforts alongside Brodeur, the most of any player in NHL history. "It's a great night for the whole team and for us as individuals. We were excited to come in here and play this game, obviously for Marty because of the hype. We played well and stayed with it; it was pretty amazing to see their crowd pay that kind of respect to Marty."

Devils head coach Brent Sutter said everything aligned Saturday for an unforgettable experience.

"It couldn't have happened to tie the record in a better place," Sutter said. "His hometown, obviously, he gets a standing ovation to end the game, he's named First Star. It's unbelievable how it's unfolded up to now, and it tells you something. It tells you something about Marty, and it tells you something about the history of the game, too, and how special it really is."

Sutter praised Roy's accomplishments, and added that the next step for Brodeur could be right around the corner.

"Accomplishments like this don't come around every day," Sutter said. "When you're talking about history in the game, it's a pretty phenomenal thing. Patrick Roy was an outstanding, phenomenal goaltender, and I know that first-hand from having played against him. He had a long career and everything he did, he deserved Stanley Cups, the way he played and the amount of wins he got and yet, it's a credit to Marty. At some point he'll go past (551), and hopefully soon."

The Devils controlled the game early on left and little doubt that Brodeur would leave the Bell Centre holding a share of the record.

Elias blasted home his 28th from the right point with two seconds left on a two-man advantage. That put the Devils on the board at 5:27, before Elias helped to set up Rolston for a 2-0 lead at 11:08.

On a Devils' power play, Rolston's dump in was knocked down by Montreal defenseman Mike Komisarek. Rolston collected the puck again and fired on net from the left side to beat Jaroslav Halak with his 14th.

The Devils outshot the Habs, 48-23.

Plekanec brought the Canadiens within one with a wrister from the right circle that found space on Brodeur's stick side at 12:29.

Langenbunner restored the two-goal cushion off of Travis Zajac's feed from the endboards at 12:57.

In the end, Plekanec's goal was the only blemish on Brodeur's memorable outing.

"It was just incredible," said Devils' President/CEO/General Manager Lou Lamoriello. "To watch the club rally around Marty at the end there as they did the whole game for 60 minutes, you could see there was a mission and a commitment. To look at our coaches just being a part of everything and the job that everyone has done. Just a fantastic night. This was a night of history, and the greatest part about this is that he's got many more wins in front of him."
 
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Re: National Hockey League !!
« Reply #125 on: March 15, 2009, 12:23:15 AM »
A look at Martin Brodeur's beginnings Friday, 03.13.2009

Dan Rosen  - NHL.com Staff Writer  BRODEUR WATCHMost Career Wins: 551
Tied with:
Patrick Roy (551)
Most Career Shutouts:
100
Current Record Holder:
Terry Sawchuk (103)

The Devils' Martin Brodeur is closing in on a number of all-time goaltending records.
 
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ST. LEONARD, Que. -- As you pass through each room, another story of hockey history unfolds through images captured by one of the sport's greatest visual artists.

From Jean Beliveau to Henri Richard to Dickie Moore to Serge Savard, Guy Lafleur and Patrick Roy, there is French-Canadian royalty hanging in nearly every room of Denis and Mireille Brodeur's lovely home on Rue Mauriac in Ville de St. Leonard.

One player, though, is omnipresent. He's the one the photographer cares about most.

From the top floor, where you'll find his tiny old bedroom that has since been turned into a sitting room, down into the finished basement, which has a back room that serves as Denis Brodeur Sr.'s darkroom, the walls tell the story of Martin Brodeur's rise to fame.

The New Jersey Devils' 36-year-old goalie will be going for hockey history Saturday night inside the Bell Centre, roughly a 20-minute drive from St. Leonard, as he attempts to tie Patrick Roy's record of 551 NHL victories.

On Friday afternoon, Denis Brodeur Sr. was kind enough to welcome NHL.com into his home for the second stop on our "Martin Brodeur Roots" tour. Along with Denis Brodeur Jr., Martin's 38-year-old brother and our tour guide, we saw three specific locations that are part of the fabric of what makes Martin Brodeur perhaps the greatest of all time.

La Pizzeria Etc.

Denis Jr., who operates the Web site dedicated to his brother, (www.martinbrodeur30.com), met me and Devils radio broadcaster Matt Loughlin around 2 p.m. at the door of La Pizzeria Etc., a restaurant located at 7303 Boulevard Henri-Bourassa Est. in the Rivieres des Prairies section of Montreal. Martin Brodeur and Sheldon Souray co-own the place.

We talked about Martin and his quest for history over a large lunch of pizza, salad and poutine. We were later joined by Andrea Dell'Orefice, one of the Brodeur brothers' closest and oldest friends.

Nicknamed "Big Boy," Dell'Orefice is the chef of La Pizzeria Etc. and its neighboring restaurant, the upscale Prima Luna.

Denis Jr. proudly says he was the only one of Brodeur's immediate family to be in East Rutherford, N.J. for Martin's first-ever NHL game as a mustached 19-year-old kid straight out of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

Save for mom Mireille, who never goes to her son's games, every member of Martin's family will be at the Bell Centre on Saturday night. Denis Sr. will be bringing Denis Jr.'s camera equipment so he can shoot from the glass.

"After (Thursday) night's win, I was like, 'Wow, my brother is going to make it,'" Denis Jr. said with a stunned look on his face. "It's like when he won in Ottawa in Game 7 in 2003, when (Jeff) Friesen scored to send the Devils to the Stanley Cup Final. It was like, 'We're going again.' It's that same feeling. It's overwhelming."

While we were enjoying our lunch, Denis Sr. was home on the phone, doing interviews. Martin Brodeur has been all the rage here, in Montreal and everybody wants to talk to dad, including CBC, RDS, the Globe and Mail, New York Times, the Bergen Record and Sports Illustrated.

"He's everywhere today," Denis Jr. said of his dad. "He loves this. He's in his zone. He's like a rubber ball today."

Meanwhile, before meeting us at the restaurant, Denis Jr. was home updating the Web site. He said it's gotten more than 1 million hits, including page views from 139 countries. The message boards are filled with fans wishing Martin good luck.

"I knew Marty was big, but now since this Web site, it's huge," Denis Jr. said.
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Re: National Hockey League !!
« Reply #126 on: March 17, 2009, 06:39:15 AM »
Hockey history watch: at the Rock, goaltender Martiy Brodeur is only one victory away from becoming all-time leader in career victories.
Marty ready to take center stage tonight when the Devils meet the Chicago Blackhawks (7 p.m. ET).
3 weeks left in regular season and then playoffs time.
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« Reply #127 on: March 17, 2009, 10:03:37 PM »
MARTY DID IT!!!!!!!!!!   :thumbs-up: :toot: :toot:
I was at this casino minding my own business, and this guy came up to me and said, "You're gonna have to move, you're blocking a fire exit." As though if there was a fire, I wasn't gonna run. If you're flammible and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit.  - Mitch Hedberg

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« Reply #128 on: March 17, 2009, 10:12:43 PM »
James, I cried a river!! literally!! one of the best moments in the history of a devils fan! the best in 5 years!!
fans were doing the countdown long time ago. it is a privilege to be a devil with Marty.
I can not even make a post. truly special moment.
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« Reply #129 on: March 21, 2009, 09:07:24 PM »
CBJ  was down 1-0 to Fla w/ 3 minutes left and won 3-1!   :toot: :toot:
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I was at this casino minding my own business, and this guy came up to me and said, "You're gonna have to move, you're blocking a fire exit." As though if there was a fire, I wasn't gonna run. If you're flammible and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit.  - Mitch Hedberg

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« Reply #130 on: March 28, 2009, 11:03:35 AM »
so how about that freak loser in Dublin who gets arrested because he called Nationwide arena making death threats against Mason!

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« Reply #131 on: March 30, 2009, 11:25:14 AM »
so how about that freak loser in Dublin who gets arrested because he called Nationwide arena making death threats against Mason!

They traced the calls back to hs house, where he was watching the CBJ pound Cowgary 5-0.  He was wearing a FLames Tshirt and was obviously unhappy.  He is going to have a psychiatric evaluation.  Do you think?   :head-bash:
I was at this casino minding my own business, and this guy came up to me and said, "You're gonna have to move, you're blocking a fire exit." As though if there was a fire, I wasn't gonna run. If you're flammible and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit.  - Mitch Hedberg

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« Reply #132 on: April 03, 2009, 11:32:35 AM »
5 games left and the Jackets are clingoing to the playoffs by a thread.  Let's go Jackets!!!  Huge games vs Preds on Sat. and Chicago Sunday.
I was at this casino minding my own business, and this guy came up to me and said, "You're gonna have to move, you're blocking a fire exit." As though if there was a fire, I wasn't gonna run. If you're flammible and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit.  - Mitch Hedberg

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« Reply #133 on: April 08, 2009, 03:24:50 PM »
The CBJ only need 1 point out of the final 3 games to make the playoffs for the first time!!!:toot:
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« Reply #134 on: April 08, 2009, 07:33:01 PM »
I need an update,how's doing my Toronto ML ?  ..-)  :)
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« Reply #135 on: April 09, 2009, 06:36:21 AM »
I need an update,how's doing my Toronto ML ?  ..-)  :)

Toronto out of the playoffs again.  Sorry.  That's a shame for the mecca of the hockey world.   :(
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« Reply #136 on: April 09, 2009, 06:37:18 AM »
The CBJ only need 1 point out of the final 3 games to make the playoffs for the first time!!!:toot:

WE'RE IN!!!!!! :thumbs-up: :grind dance: :dance 2: :toot: :toot: :toot: :toot: :toot: :toot: :toot:
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« Reply #137 on: April 09, 2009, 07:02:30 AM »
The CBJ only need 1 point out of the final 3 games to make the playoffs for the first time!!!:toot:

WE'RE IN!!!!!! :thumbs-up: :grind dance: :dance 2: :toot: :toot: :toot: :toot: :toot: :toot: :toot:

Did they win or take it to OT last night? 

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« Reply #138 on: April 09, 2009, 09:10:24 AM »
The CBJ only need 1 point out of the final 3 games to make the playoffs for the first time!!!:toot:

WE'RE IN!!!!!! :thumbs-up: :grind dance: :dance 2: :toot: :toot: :toot: :toot: :toot: :toot: :toot:

Did they win or take it to OT last night? 

Nash scored with 5 minutes left to tie it....then after a scoreless overtime, we won in a shootout.
I was at this casino minding my own business, and this guy came up to me and said, "You're gonna have to move, you're blocking a fire exit." As though if there was a fire, I wasn't gonna run. If you're flammible and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit.  - Mitch Hedberg

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« Reply #139 on: April 11, 2009, 01:44:55 PM »
I just got the call. I'll be at my first Hawks-Red Wings game tomorrow. :H
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