Marty Brodeur becomes all-time shutout leader!
December 22, 2009
(ChattahBox) – (ChattahBox) – Congratulations go out to New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur who shut out the Pittsburgh Penguins on the way to achieving the all time shut-out record. Brodeur stopped all 35 shots faced on Monday night to become the NHL’s all-time shutout leader as he passed Terry Sawchuk with the 104th of his career in a 4-0 victory against the against the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins at Mellon Arena. The shutout record solidifies the case that Brodeur may be the best goaltender to play the game,but he says it was just another game:
“It’s great, but I wasn’t focusing on it,” Brodeur said after making 35 saves. “I’m definitely happy it’s passed and we can just go play, and I don’t have to answer the questions about it.”
The four-time Vezina Trophy winner is now the holder of all the big goaltender marks with most wins (580), games played (1,032) and minutes played (60,962).