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Brodeur Stuck On 666

from Tim Wharnsby of CBC,

If you follow Hockey Night in Canada analyst Craig Simpson on Twitter, you likely know about the spooky situation Martin Brodeur has been mired in for the last three weeks.

After a month-long absence, the 40-year-old New Jersey Devils goalie returned from a pinched nerve ailment on Mar. 21, scored his third career goal and won. Two nights later, he won again. It was career victory No. 666, a fitting total for a lifelong Devil.

However, it has proven to be an omen. Brodeur hasn't won since. He arrives in Toronto on Monday to play the Maple Leafs on a nine-game (0-5-4) winless streak. The NHL's all-time winningest goalie had added to his all-time leading loss total (378) and, with seven games remaining, New Jersey's playoff hopes are slipping away.

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