He is 39 years old and has missed 76 games because of various injuries over the past three seasons, but Devils goalie Martin Brodeur doesn't believe a right shoulder injury he suffered tonight is serious.

Brodeur landed on the shoulder while making a blocker save with 8:26 remaining in a frantic first period against the Los Angeles Kings. Although he was forced to leave after one period because of pain and swelling, he expects to accompany the team to Nashville on Friday.

"I'm planning on going, unless I get up (this) morning and can't move my arm," Brodeur said. "It should be okay.