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Video- All Indications Point To Brodeur Returning Next Season

Elliotte Friedman in his Inside Hockey feature sat down with Marty Brodeur to discuss numerous topics.

Brodeur plans to make his decision fairly quick after the season and late went on to say if the Devils want him back, he would welcome that opportunity.

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What If…

via Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice,

At this point, it doesn’t appear the Devils intend to send Martin Brodeur down to Lowell for a rehab game before he comes back to play in the NHL, but wouldn’t it be interesting if they did for Lowell’s Feb. 20 home game against the Hartford Wolfpack?

The Dallas Stars assigned Avery to Hartford (with the Rangers’ permission) today. It’s unclear how long Avery will stay there before the Stars put him back through re-entry waivers. It would be kind of funny if Avery and Brodeur were to face each other in the AHL, though. I would imagine that the Devils—if they ever decided to have Brodeur play in an AHL tune-up game—would be sure to avoid having him face Avery.

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Brodeur Cleared For Skating

from Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice,

“Marty went to the doctor today and got the OK to skate,” Lamoriello said. “He did skate today, but I would not rush that. And by saying he’s skating, it’s part of the physical therapy he’s going through. It will be a day-to-day situation as far as skating goes with the exercise he does.”

Lamoriello said Brodeur did not take shots and has not been cleared to do so yet. He would not estimate how long Brodeur skated for and did not know if he would skate again on Thursday.

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He’s Just Like You & Me, Except Between The Pipes

from Darren Eliot at Sports Illustrated,

With so many historic goaltending records about to fall this season, it seems appropriate to to consider Martin Brodeur’s brilliance.

Up close and in person, Brodeur looks like you or me—or maybe your uncle who works as, let’s say, a pipefitter. But after spending time during the offseason with a personal trainer, the burly Brodeur now appears to be more streamlined.

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Needed:  More Rest For Brodeur

from Mike Celizic at NBC Sports,

The Devils have a backup goalie. His name is Kevin Weekes. This year, coach Brent Sutter should use him.

This isn’t a suggestion. It’s a mandate. If the Devils want all-world goalie Martin Brodeur to take them deep into the Stanley Cup playoffs, they can no longer write his name in the line-up every day for weeks and even months at a time.

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Avery Fronts Brodeur

While the Rangers were on a 5 on 3 advantage, Avery faced Brodeur and tried a new ‘screening’ method by facing Avery and following his every move.  Also was waving his stick in his face.

Avery scored on the next rush, with the Rangers taking a 2-1 lead late in the 2nd period.

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added 11:03pm, Watch the video of the incident below.

Update 1:15am ET April 14—From the Daily News:

Brodeur and Devils coach Brent Sutter said the refs had told them that future shenanigans from Avery would be penalized, even though they knew of no specific rule being violated.

“Nobody should have to play hockey with a stick an inch from your face,” Brodeur said. “But it wasn’t a bad play. While he was doing it, I couldn’t see anything. The two misses were just luck, I couldn’t see a thing.”

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Brodeur Visits NHL Store

Marty Brodeur visited the NHL Store powered by Reebok yesterday.  Watch the interview with Marty and thanks to a KK reader for the pointer.

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High Praise For Brodeur

from Kent Youngblood at Russo’s Rants,

Lemaire was asked Wednesday where Brodeur ranked among goaltenders he had seen in his time in the league as a player and coach.

No. 1, Lemaire said.

‘’I’m thinking, you know,’’ Lemaire said. ‘’(Ken) Dryden, he was really good for a short time. And I know, at a time, he couldn’t get ready to play and that’s why he stopped. This guy (Brodeur), he’s been doing it for a long time, and he’ll do it ‘till he’s 40. So he’s got to be the one.’’

Better, even, than Patrick Roy? ‘’Patrick was good at a time,’’ Lemaire said. “You’re talking about (Wayne) Gretzky, (Mario) Lemieux, Bobby Orr. Who is the best player? Every opinion is good.’’

read on and Wild talk too…

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