Martin Brodeur RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ignoring Devils is sad way for Martin Brodeur to say goodbye

    New York Post "Don’t know about you folks, but when I think of Martin Brodeur’s legendary career, the three players who come immediately to mind are Brett Hull, Bernie Federko and Al MacInnis, with whom he shared the stage at his retirement announcement in … St. Louis? It was his party, so not only didn’t he..." January 30

  • Martin Brodeur leaves game 'with a big smile' on face

    USA Today "Martin Brodeur, who has three Stanley Cup rings as the NHL's winningest goalie, will now try to win one in management. The 22-year veteran officially announced his retirement on Thursday and was named senior adviser to St. Louis Blues general manager Doug Armstrong. "I'm excited to start a..." January 29

  • Martin Brodeur to retire, join Blues front office

    Sportsnet "Martin Brodeur is stepping away from the crease and joining the St. Louis Blues front office, Sportsnet has learned. The NHL’s all-time winningest goalie made the decision after taking a break from the NHL team to ponder his future. Two sources confirmed that Brodeur took the Blues up on the..." January 27

  • Blues extend Martin Brodeur's leave of absence

    The Score "Hockey Hall of Fame bound goaltender Martin Brodeur needs a little more time to reflect on what's next. The legendary netminder, who has appeared in a small handful of games this season with the St. Louis Blues, was granted a leave of absence from the team last week. That leave has now been..." January 21

  • Blues could offer G Martin Brodeur management position

    CBS Sports "It's now Day 2 of Martin Brodeur's one-week leave of absence from the St. Louis Blues. The veteran goaltender is taking time away from the team to go over his options and ponder his future in the game. There are several options available to him and, according to Darren Dreger on TSN's Insider..." January 16

  • Brodeur Granted One-Week Leave of Absence "St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has given goaltender Martin Brodeur a one-week leave of absence from the team. Brodeur will rejoin the club in one week and his future will be addressed at that time. The 42-year-old..." January 14

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    St. Louis Blues @StLouisBlues

    Hitchcock said Elliott will start tonight, Allen will back up. He also said Brodeur will start in one of the next two games. #stlblues

  • Brodeur's time in St. Louis could be up soon

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Goaltender Brian Elliott is on the verge of returning to the Blues’ lineup — perhaps as soon as tonight’s game in Nashville — which means the end could be near in St. Louis for Martin Brodeur. Brodeur made his fourth start with the club Monday against Colorado, and if it was his last, he..." December 30

  • Martin Brodeur’s complicated farewell begins

    New York Post "There is no denying that it was weird on Thursday night watching Martin Brodeur saunter out onto the ice in Nashville decked out in Blues gear, take warmups and then make a stop on the Predators’ Colin Wilson just 50 seconds in. It’s weird to see Brodeur as anything but a New Jersey Devil. “I..." December 06

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    St. Louis Blues @StLouisBlues

    Blues President/GM of Hockey Operations Doug Armstrong announced that goaltender Martin Brodeur will practice with the team starting Friday.

  • Martin Brodeur still hoping for NHL chance, says 'not about ego or anything'

    Yahoo! Sports "One day Martin Brodeur will enter the Hockey Hall of Fame as an honored member. He has won 668 regular-season games, more than any other goaltender. He has won four Vezina Trophies as the NHL’s best goaltender. He has won three Stanley Cups. But Monday night, Brodeur entered the Hall to support..." November 18

  • Martin Brodeur, ex-Devils goaltender, reportedly won't retire in November to keep NHL options open

    Newark Star-Ledger "Hold off on thinking former Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur is done in the NHL. According to TVA's Renaud Lavoie, there was a "change of plan" for Brodeur — instead of announcing his retirement from hockey in November, he's keeping the hope of latching on with an NHL team: In October,..." November 13

  • Brodeur without job 'not end of the world': report "Goaltender Martin Brodeur remains without an NHL job with the season about to begin, and the League's winningest goalie said he's prepared to enter retirement if one is not offered. "Hopefully I'll have an opportunity but if it doesn't happen it's not the end of the world," Brodeur said,..." October 08

  • Brodeur willing to back up Price with Canadiens

    Toronto Sun "Goaltender Martin Brodeur says he'd be willing to finish his Hall of Fame career with his hometown Montreal Canadiens. The 42-year-old has previously said he's “80% sure” he’s coming back for a 21ST NHL season and told QMI Agency this week that he would have no problem backing up Carey Price in..." September 06

  • Devils not inclined to invite Martin Brodeur or another veteran goalie to training camp

    Newark Star-Ledger "Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello has always been willing to invite an unsigned veteran or two to training camp on a tryout basis, and it could happen again this year. But there is no one on the team’s radar at this point. “If it happens, we’d be totally comfortable with it. But, as of..." July 23

  • Martin Brodeur 'still looking for the right fit': report "Goaltender Martin Brodeur remains one of the most prominent names on the NHL free-agent market. He said Thursday it could stay that way for a while. "I'm still looking for the right fit, and the right fit might not come this summer, it might come later on in the fall," Brodeur told Yahoo..." July 19

  • Martin Brodeur willing to wait until after season begins, if necessary, to find "right fit"

    North Jersey "While the Devils have moved on from the Martin Brodeur era this summer, the 42-year-old future Hall of Famer remains intent on playing in the NHL in 2014-15 as he patiently waits to find a team that is the right fit for him. In fact, Brodeur’s agent said Sunday that he’s willing to wait until..." July 14

  • Bruins not among teams interested in Brodeur

    CSN New England "Certainly the B’s front office has a great deal of respect for free agent goaltender Martin Brodeur, but the B’s also don’t have any interest in the 42-year-old future Hall of Fame goaltender. A report had surfaced from TVA that the Bruins, Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins were among the teams..." June 30

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Agent Pat Brisson has spoken with six teams so far regarding UFA G Martin Brodeur... it's a process, will heat up more after the draft

  • Devils Martin Brodeur: "likely my last year"

    North Jersey "Conceding "it’s probably going to be my last year," Martin Brodeur is preparing to explore the unrestricted free agent market in a couple of weeks and for the probability that he’ll sign with a team other than the Devils. Brodeur, 42, has played 20 NHL seasons in a Devils’ uniform, but with..." June 13

  • Martin Brodeur reportedly gave Lou Lamoriello long list of teams for deal

    Newark Star-Ledger "Welcome to NHL trade deadline day, a Wednesday in March that, one way or another, will be historical for the Devils. By 3 p.m., their record-setting goalie either will change organizations for the first time at age 41, or continue to have a shot at becoming one of those rare superstars who play..." April 25

  • Martin Brodeur says he's 'leaning on coming back next year,' still would play for Devils 'if it's feasible'

    Newark Star-Ledger "It's just a couple of days since Martin Brodeur was thanked by Devils fans in what could have been his final game in New Jersey. So, of course he hasn't decided his future just yet, but he is thinking about returning to play in the NHL next year. But the legendary goaltender will be back to..." April 15

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    New Jersey Devils @NHLDevils

    Martin Brodeur starts the season finale today when the #NJDevils host the Boston Bruins at 3p at @PruCenter! Preview:

  • Brodeur to start Devils’ season finale vs. Bruins

    North Jersey "Martin Brodeur will start in net for the Devils when they play their regular season finale Sunday afternoon at Prudential Center. It could be Brodeur’s final game as a Devils (and possibly his career.). “Last game of the year, it’s kind of nice to get the start and go from there,” Brodeur..." April 12

  • Martin Brodeur: There will still be a market for me this summer

    Newark Star-Ledger "When the NHL trade deadline passed, it assured that Martin Brodeur, who will start Saturday night’s home game against the Carolina Hurricanes, will remain with the Devils for the rest of this season. But what about next season? Brodeur said he wants to play, but he wants to be in a situation in..." March 08

  • Martin Brodeur plays it straight as trade rumors swirl

    New York Post "You looked down at the ice for one final time watching to see if there would be anything different about the way Martin Brodeur would respond to this victory, watched to see if the goaltender would do anything special on his way to the locker room after being congratulated at the Rock by teammates..." March 05

  • Martin Brodeur likely to get one last start with the Devils before possible deal to the Minnesota Wild

    New York Daily News "When Martin Brodeur starts in goal for the Devils Tuesday night at the Prudential Center, it will be the 1,250th time he’s stood between the pipes for New Jersey in the regular season. Sources say, it’s likely it will also be the last time. With Wednesday’s NHL trading deadline looming, a..." March 04

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    Larry Brooks @NYP_Brooksie

    Just told by informed source that Wild has targeted Halak and are expected to get him from that would be a NO re Brodeur....

  • Brodeur itching to play more; Wild showing interest

    Pro Hockey Talk "Martin Brodeur earned the win yesterday in New Jersey’s 6-1 thrashing of the New York Islanders. It also may have been his last game as a member of the Devils. Brodeur says he’s hoping to play more, but understands that won’t likely happen as long as Cory Schneider is playing as well as he is..." March 02

  • Keith Kinkaid ready for NHL if Devils trade Martin Brodeur

    Newark Star-Ledger "Albany goalie Keith Kinkaid, nursing a sore groin and not traveling with his team last weekend, was solid last season as a first-year pro platooning in the AHL land this season has elevated his game as a starter. At 24, the 6-foot-2, 190-pound Farmingville, NY native isn't a kid anymore, but..." February 23

  • Brodeur could be facing the final two weeks of his Devils career

    Newark Star-Ledger "As improbable as it sounds, Martin Brodeur could be entering the final two weeks of his Devils career. The 41-year-old goalie is facing the possibility that he will sit on the bench while Cory Schneider plays most of the team’s final 23 games. If so, the NHL trade deadline, just two weeks away..." February 20

  • Brodeur met with Lamoriello to discuss his future with Devils

    Pro Hockey Talk "Martin Brodeur‘s future in New Jersey has become a hot topic of late and isn’t likely to cool off. Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports Brodeur met with Devils GM Lou Lamoriello to discuss his future with the team. Brodeur has mentioned this season how it’s been difficult being relegated to..." February 10

  • Lots to mull for Devils’ legend Brodeur

    New York Post "It is becoming increasingly clear Martin Brodeur will finish his NHL career someplace other than New Jersey if he wishes to play next season, but not so clear at all where the all-time goaltender will finish this season. Brodeur is expected to ponder his options during the winter recess, to..." February 09

  • Martin Brodeur’s days as a New Jersey Devil could be numbered

    HockeyBuzz "Quick update this morning as we celebrate my father-in-law's 75th in Colorado. Hearing Marty Brodeur talks are getting extremely interesting. The Penguins are a very strong possibility, and a few other teams like the Wild and Capitals are interested. What this really does is complicate the Ryan..." February 03

  • Devils' Martin Brodeur admits he wouldn't be shocked if team wanted to trade him

    Newark Star-Ledger "Would the Devils dare trade Martin Brodeur over the next few weeks and hand the goaltending duties completely to Cory Schneider? With Schneider clearly emerging as the club’s No. 1, Brodeur does not think a call from general manager Lou Lamoriello asking him to waive his no-trade clause would..." January 29

  • Patrick Roy notes how Martin Brodeur has taken a different approach

    Denver Post "Patrick Roy was the NHL's all-time winningest goaltender when he retired in 2003 at age 37. He did it on his terms, never stepping back into a co-No. 1 or backup role, though he posted the lowest goals-against averages of his career in his final two seasons with the Avalanche. As a part owner..." January 16

  • Good buddy Martin Brodeur, Devils feel for struggling David Clarkson

    Newark Star-Ledger "Devils goalie Martin Brodeur calls at least once every week to see how one of his best friends in hockey is doing. David Clarkson, now with the Maple Leafs after six seasons in Jersey, usually sounds good over the phone even though his first season in Toronto has been a nightmare. "I feel..." January 12

  • Brodeur’s “heart” is in playing again next season, but he might have to do it “somewhere else”

    Bergen Record "Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur said right now his heart is telling him to come back for another season after this one. The decision, however, will ultimately come down to what the 41-year-old goaltender’s body is telling him. “My heart is,” Brodeur said today. “My body could be a different..." January 12

  • Brodeur expects to be watching Olympics this time around

    North Jersey "For the first time since NHL players began participating in the Olympics in 1998, Devils goaltender Marin Brodeur is not expected to be among those selected to represent Canada. That’s fine with Brodeur, who at age 41 believes it’s time for his country to look to the next generation and is..." January 04

  • One more year? Jagr says Martin Brodeur has 'another three or four'

    CBS Sports "This is precisely what Cory Schneider was hoping to hear: Martin Brodeur isn't ready for the retirement tour yet. The Devils' legendary goaltender is 41 years old and is going season by season on one-year deals. Many have felt that this would be Brodeur's final season in his illustrious career..." December 09

  • Brodeur, his future undecided, isn't interested in a farewell tour

    Newark Star-Ledger "During his farewell tour last season, Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera was showered with gifts from opposing major league teams. In ceremonies across the country, Rivera received a bronzed broken bat and ball (Orioles), bullpen pitching rubber and stadium seat (Red Sox), cowboy hat and boots..." December 09

  • Martin Brodeur faces first game in Montreal since father's passing

    Newark Star-Ledger "Devils goalie Martin Brodeur will play his first game in his hometown since the Sept. 26 death of his father, Denis. Although Brodeur broke his policy of not speaking on the mornings of his starts when he talked to the media on Oct. 17 in Ottawa, he decided not to talk Monday morning at Bell..." December 02

  • ‘It’s like Groundhog Day’: Schneider frustrated about backing up Brodeur

    Pro Hockey Talk "Cory Schneider is back in a familiar position. The Devils goalie will sit for the third straight game on Wednesday, backing up Martin Brodeur for a home date against the visiting Carolina Hurricanes. It’s a justified decision — Brodeur has played well of late, stopping 47 of his last 51..." November 27

  • Brodeur feeling good after scare in San Jose, to start vs. Jets

    Bergen Record "Just two days after being struck in the back of the neck making a diving save on San Jose’s Brent Burns, Martin Brodeur will start in net for the Devils tonight against the Winnipeg Jets at Prudential Center. Brodeur’s neck was “sore” after Saturday’s 2-1 loss to the Sharks, but otherwise he..." November 25

  • Devils' Martin Brodeur okay after being hit in back of neck by shot

    Newark Star-Ledger "Devils goalie Martin Brodeur apparently sidestepped a serious injury when he was struck in the back on the neck by a Brent Burns shot with 1:31 remaining in Saturday night's 2-1 loss to the Sharks at SAP Center. With the Devils attempting to come back late in the match, Brodeur was faked by..." November 24

  • Brodeur would consider waving no-trade if Devils aren't contenders

    Newark Star-Ledger "There are 68 games remaining and only one team in the Metropolitan Division—the Pittsburgh Penguins—that seems capable of running away with a playoff spot. The Devils feel confident they will be in the running for a postseason berth until the bitter end. But what if they’re not? What if..." November 06

  • Brodeur to be back in goal for Devils on Saturday "New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur will make his fifth start of the season Saturday against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden, coach Peter DeBoer said Friday. It will be Brodeur's first start in four games. The future Hall of Famer has been the backup to Cory Schneider the past three games...." October 25

  • Brodeur OK with Schneider taking No.1 job

    Sportsnet "Martin Brodeur has been the starting goaltender for the New Jersey Devils for 20 years and for most of his career he never seemed close to relinquishing it. However that’s exactly the case as a recent strong spell from Cory Schneider has the 41-year-old legend re-considering his..." October 24

  • Martin Brodeur says Cory Schneider is the team's No. 1 goalie now

    Newark Star-Ledger "It was going to happen sooner or later. Cory Schneider was going to assume the role as the Devils’ No. 1 goalie taking the baton from Martin Brodeur and getting a run of starts. Clearly it’s happening sooner rather than later. Schneider will make his third straight start in goal Thursday night..." October 23

  • Cory Schneider will make third straight start in goal Thursday vs. Canucks

    Newark Star-Ledger "Devils coach Pete De Boer said Cory Schneider will make his third consecutive start in goal Thursday night when the team hosts the Vancouver Canucks at Prudential Center. He said the team will not have captain Bryce Salvador who returned to Lethbridge Alberta because of a death in his..." October 23