There are plenty of superlatives to describe the career of Martin Brodeur, but one word that seems to stick out is longevity.
Brodeur was around professional hockey for parts of three decades and two centuries, leaving his footprint on the game again and again. His tour of the professional hockey world lasted 24 years in total, and here are some of the most important dates and moments from that journey.
June 16, 1990: The New Jersey Devils select Brodeur with the 20th pick in the NHL Draft, held at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver.
March 26, 1992: Brodeur makes his NHL debut and picks up his first victory in a 4-2 win against the Boston Bruins. Brodeur saved 24 of the 26 shots he faced.