HOCKEY — 25 May 2012

The New Jersey Devils are just one win away from heading to the Stanley Cup Finals. They face the New York Rangers Friday night for Game 6; if they win, they will have eliminated the No. 1 seed from the Stanley Cup Finals.

Martin Brodeur has played his entire NHL career with the New Jersey Devils. In the 21 years he has been with the club, Martin Brodeur has taken the team to the playoffs every year but two. He has won three Stanley Cup Championships,

In the NHL off-season, Martin Brodeur has won two Olympic gold medals for Team Canada in the 2002 and 2010 Winter Olympic Games.

Martin Brodeur is arguably one of the best NHL goalies of all time. He is the NHL‘s all-time leader in regular season wins (passing Patrick Roy in 2009), losses, shutouts and games played. He is the ONLY goalie in NHL history with eight 40-win seasons!

Should the New Jersey Devils make it to the Stanley Cup Finals, Martin Brodeur could become the oldest goalie to win the Stanley Cup.

Let’s take a look at some of the oldest goalies to ever win a Stanley Cup:

#7 – Ed Belfour – Dallas Stars – 34 years, 1 month, 29 days

#6 – Mike Vernon – Detroit Red Wings – 34 years, 3 months, 14 days

#5 – Chris Osgood – Detroit Red Wings – 35 years, 6 months, 9 days

#4 – Patrick Roy – Colorado Avalanche – 35 years, 8 months, 4 days

#3 – Tim Thomas – Boston Bruins – 37 years, 2 months, 0 days

#2 – Dominick Hasek – Detroit Red Wings – 37 years, 4 months, 15 days

#1 – Gump Worsley – Montreal Canadiens – 38 years, 11 months, 27 days (1968 Stanley Cup) AND 39 years, 11 months, 20 days (1969 Stanley Cup)

Martin Brodeur is currently 40 years old, born on May 16, 1972. Do you think that he will become the oldest goalie in NHL history? Tell us what you think on Twitter @EliteSportsBlog





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