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Martin Brodeur won’t take part in training camps, but Pat Brisson believes his client will find work

Via The Score's Katie Flynn, the Bergen Record's Tom Gulitti spoke with Martin Brodeur's agent, Pat Brisson, regarding his client's status. Pat Brisson stated that his client won't attend a team's training camp on a pro try-out, but he believes that his client will find NHL employment:

"Both physically and mentally Marty is ready to have another season,” Brisson told me today. “Training camps are starting next week. There’s no rush. However, once training camp opens and once the season opens in early October, there’s going to be opportunities, I believe, for Marty. It may come early. It may come a little later. … If you look at every season, there’s always a situation that is not perfect. Perhaps, a goaltender will get an injury or a goalie that doesn’t start off the season on the right foot. Now, that doesn’t mean that any team that shows up Marty is going to go. It has to make sense to Marty.”

Brodeur has already said he is willing to be a backup in the right situation – on a team with a good chance to win – though he’d clearly love a chance to be a No. 1, as well. It’s just a matter of waiting for that right situation to arise.

Once the dust settled following the initial free agent frenzy on July 1, Brisson and Brodeur both knew things would be quiet until after training camps opened. (Players report for physicals next Thursday and begin practices the next day.)

“Nothing happens in July and August once free agency is over,” Brisson said.

Brisson also addressed the reports that Brodeur's been contacted by the Montreal Canadiens...

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Damphousse Facing Six Counts Of Assault

from the CP via CTV,

Former NHL star Vincent Damphousse has been charged with six counts of assaulting his spouse.

The alleged incidents occurred between 2008 and just a few weeks ago.

A document obtained at the Montreal courthouse Thursday outlined the charges. Damphousse did not appear in court.

Damphousse played for the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Edmonton Oilers, the Montreal Canadiens and the San Jose Sharks in an 18-year NHL career. He retired after the 2003-04 season.

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