Martin Brodeur

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For 13th Time Ever, Goalie Scores Goal

Martin Brodeur gets credit as last person to touch the puck

(Newser) - Martin Brodeur achieved a rare NHL feat last night, even if it was by accident. He got credited with a goal because he was the last New Jersey Devil to touch the puck when Carolina scored on itself, reports USA Today . It's only the 13th time in NHL history... More »

5 Celebs Who Pay Tons of Child Support

Linda Evangelista wanted $46K a month, but some have paid more

(Newser) - We don't know how much child support Linda Evangelista is getting now that she's settled with babydaddy Francois-Henri Pinault , but we know that she wanted $46,000 a month. That sounds like a lot, but the AP finds five more celebrities who found themselves paying quite a bit—... More »

Most Underpaid Athletes

Even LeBron James makes the list—relatively speaking, of course

(Newser) - If you set aside the fact that even the minimum-earning NBA player ($457,558) is still in the top 1% of American earners, you can appreciate that some sports standouts are relatively underpaid. Yahoo! Sports lists some of the biggies:
  • Tim Lincecum, MLB, San Francisco Giants: Though he’s set
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Brodeur Has Most Wins in NHL History

(Newser) - Martin Brodeur posted his 552nd win tonight and passed childhood idol Patrick Roy for the most career victories by a goalie in NHL history. He made 30 saves in the New Jersey Devils' 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks. The victory came in Brodeur's 987th game of a 15-year career... More »

Why This Won't Stink This Year

10 reasons for fans outside of Canada to focus on hockey

(Newser) - That time is upon us again: the season in which we ignore most of what's going on in the NHL. But this year it might behoove sports fans to pay attention, writes Maxim. Here's why:
  • Detroit needs some good news, right? The champs got even stronger.
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Rangers Push Devils to Brink of Elimination with 5-3 Win

New Jersey in 3-1 one series hole

(Newser) - Marc Staal pushed the New York Rangers within a win of the second round. No tricks or funky screens were needed to beat Martin Brodeur and the New Jersey Devils on this night. Staal scored his first NHL playoff goal with 3:13 left in Game 4, and the Rangers... More »

Madden Nets OT Winner for Devils Against Rangers

New Jersey will try to even series at 2-2 Wednesday

(Newser) - John Madden scored 6:01 into overtime to get New Jersey back into its first-round series against the New York Rangers with a 4-3 victory Sunday night. The Devils beat the Rangers for just the second time in 11 games this season, and will look to even the series in... More »

Rangers Take 2-0 Lead Over Devils

Lundqvist continues dominance over metro-area rivals

(Newser) - Henrik Lundqvist and another flukey goal have the New York Rangers halfway to the second round after beating longtime rival New Jersey, 2-1, on Friday. Jaromir Jagr and Sean Avery scored 23 seconds apart early in the third period and Lundqvist made 26 saves in beating the Devils yet again... More »

Rangers Top Devils 4-1, Take Series Lead

Longtime Jersey star Gomez torments team with three assists

(Newser) - Scott Gomez showed the New Jersey Devils just what they let get away. In his first playoff game against the team he grew up with, Gomez assisted on three of the New York Rangers' goals in a 4-1 playoff-opening win over the Devils on Wednesday night. More »

Flyers Top Devils, Clinch Playoff Spot

Biron posts his fourth shutout of the season

(Newser) - Martin Biron stopped all 22 shots for his fourth shutout and Philadelphia clinched a playoff spot with a 3-0 win over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night. The Flyers' remarkable turnaround from the worst team in the NHL last season to the Eastern Conference playoffs was completed when Florida... More »

Drury's Late Goal Sets Up Shootout Win for NYR

Brodeur's strong effort spoiled as Devils fall 2-1 to Rangers

(Newser) - Former Little League World Series hero Chris Drury scored with 4:46 left in regulation to pull the New York Rangers even with the New Jersey Devils. Nigel Dawes then beat Martin Brodeur in the shootout to give New York a 2-1 victory. The Rangers are 6-0 against the Devils... More »

Bruins Get Critical Home Win Over Flyers

Elsewhere, Red Wings winning streak ends; Devils roll past Avs

(Newser) - Philadelphia missed a chance to grab the seventh slot in the Eastern Conference today, allowing Andrew Ferrence's first goal of the season with 27 seconds remaining in regulation and then another in overtime to lose 3-2 at Boston. Aaron Ward had the winner. The Bruins had lost six of seven,... More »

Fisher Gets Ottawa Back on Winning Track

Parise, Brodeur lift Devils, Panthers win fourth straight

(Newser) - The Ottawa Senators snapped a three-game winless streak and handed the Phoenix Coyotes a third straight home loss in a 4-2 win last night, reports the Associated Press. Dany Heatley had two goals for the Senators, who were without ailing leading-scorer Daniel Alfredsson for a third straight game. In other... More »

Devils Dump Sparkless Lightning in OT

Oilers edge Jackets while Thrashers snap eight-game losing skid

(Newser) - New Jersey took a slim lead in the Eastern Conference thanks to an overtime goal by Patrik Elias on an odd-man rush in a 2-1 win over hapless Tampa Bay. Zach Parise scored the other Devils goal while Martin Brodeur, with only 21 saves, got his 37th win this season... More »

Leafs' Playoff Hopes Bedeviled

Jersey batters Toronto, 4-1

(Newser) - After picking up nine out of a possible ten points over their last five games, Toronto's playoff push has turned into a stumble, the AP reports. With last night's 4-1 loss to the Devils, Toronto is still on the outside looking in, with time in short supply. For the Devils,... More »

Devils Remain Red Hot, Edge Capitals

Elsewhere, Flames and Sharks both post one-goal road victories

(Newser) - New Jersey took over the lead in the Eastern Conference with a 2-1 win against Washington thanks to John Madden's overtime goal, reports the AP. The Devils were led by Martin Brodeur's 37 saves and have won seven of their last eight games. NHL goals leader Alex Ovechkin, stuck on... More »

Devils End Islanders Streak

Parise, Gionta score late as New Jersey wins fourth straight

(Newser) - Zach Parise and Brian Gionta helped the New Jersey Devils cool off the red-hot New York Islanders today in a 4-2 win, reports the Associated Press. Parise scored a tie-breaking goal in the third period, and Gionta added an insurance goal for the Devils, who snapped the Islanders six-game winning... More »

Brodeur, Devils Down Sharks 3-2

Vanek's hat trick leads Sabres past Lightning, Isles top Caps in shootout

(Newser) - The New Jersey Devils scored three goals in the second period and beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2. Sergei Brylin scored the third goal of the pivotal period just 1:10 after John Madden had scored. New Jersey has now won three straight and five of their last six. Conversely... More »

Thrashers Deck Devils in 10th Round

Dupuis goal ends shootout with a 4-3 Atlanta win

(Newser) - It took 10 rounds, but the Atlanta Thrashers were finally able to beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 last night, reports the Associated Press. Pascal Dupuis snuck the winner past Martin Brodeur, who had 29 saves before the shootout.  The Devils appeared on their way to a 3-2 win,... More »

Sabres Finally Outshoot Devils

Devils drop one against Buffalo, 3-2, as Stafford, Tallinder tally

(Newser) - The most recent Buffalo-New Jersey game was the fourth straight to end in a shootout; for a change, though, the Sabres won. Drew Stafford and Henrik Tallinder both hit net against Devils goalie Martin Brodeur, and Buffalo's Ryan Miller was able to halt Brian Gionta's wrister for the win—the... More »

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