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Martin Brodeur

NHL Goalie Martin Brodeur
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Profession: NHL Goalie


Biography: Played his entire career with the New Jersey Devils, and is highly regarded as the greatest goaltender of all time. In his 21-year tenure with the Devils, he has won three Stanley Cup championships. He also won two Olympic gold medals with Team Canada in the 2002 and 2010 Winter Olympic Games.

Born: May 6, 1972
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Age: 50 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus

Married Life

  • 2008-06-17 Ice hockey player star Martin Brodeur (36) weds Genevieve Nault at the Bavaro Princess Resort in the Dominican Republic

Historical Events

  • 1994-06-16 Canadian goaltender Martin Brodeur becomes 1st New Jersey Devil to win Calder Trophy, for Rookie of the Year
  • 1995-05-12 Martin Brodeur ties NHL record getting his 3rd playoff shutout in 4
  • 1997-04-17 NJ Devil Martin Brodeur is 2nd NHL goalie to score in a playoff game
  • 2000-02-15 Martin Brodeur becomes first goaltender in NHL history to get credit for a "game winning" goal as New Jersey wins, 4-2 over the visiting Philadelphia Flyers

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