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Elias could be next Devil to have number retired

Other candidates worthy of celebrating: Lamoriello, Lemaire, MacLean, Schneider

by Shawn P. Roarke @sroarke_nhl / Director of Editorial

Brodeur thanks Devils fans

EDM@NJD: Brodeur thanks Devils fans for support

2/9/16: Martin Brodeur chokes up as he thanks Devils fans for their support during his banner ceremony

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The retirement ceremony for Martin Brodeur on Tuesday at Prudential Center was a fitting end to a legendary career, an hour-long homage to the greatest of New Jersey Devils and, perhaps, the greatest of goalies in the history of the NHL. 

But it also posed the question of who will be next to be feted by the Devils in a similar manner. 

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Brodeur thanks fans, teammates during ceremony

Feels 'closure' after No. 30 retired by Devils

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / Senior Writer

Brodeur honored by Devils

EDM@NJD: Brodeur honored by Devils, number retired

2/9/16: Martin Brodeur is honored by the Devils prior to their tilt against the Oilers, getting his number retired at the Prudential Center

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NEWARK, N.J. -- They wouldn't let him talk. 

For nearly two minutes after Martin Brodeur was introduced to the stage by New Jersey Devils public address announcer Kevin Clark, the fans inside Prudential Center, who came to witness his No. 30 get raised to the rafters, stood and cheered and chanted the legendary goaltender's name. 

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McDavid excited to witness Brodeur's big night

Top pick in 2015 NHL Draft will lead Oilers against Devils

by Mike G. Morreale @MikeMorrealeNHL / Senior Writer

NEWARK, N.J. -- Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid is looking forward to witnessing the jersey retirement ceremony of former New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur at Prudential Center on Tuesday. 

New Jersey will retire Brodeur's jersey No. 30 in a pregame ceremony prior to the regular-season game between the Devils and Oilers (8 p.m. ET; TVA Sports, SNOL, MSG, NHL.TV). 

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Schneider proved himself in becoming Devils' No. 1

In supplanting Brodeur, earned respect of teammates and fans

by Mike G. Morreale @MikeMorrealeNHL / Staff Writer

Schneider denies Burakovsky

WSH@NJD: Schneider uses the pad to halt Burakovsky

2/6/16: Cory Schneider throws out the left pad to stop a streaking Andre Burakovsky in front of the net to keep the game tied at 1

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NEWARK, N.J. -- The first person goaltender Cory Schneider thought about after learning he had just been traded from the Vancouver Canucks to the New Jersey Devils in June 2013 was Martin Brodeur.

"I was like, 'Wow, Marty Brodeur is there and he's been there forever,'" Schneider said. "I knew the Devils had been his team for a long time, so I had to figure out a way to come in, treat Marty and the situation with a lot of respect, and just go from there."

The trade caught Schneider by surprise, particularly since he didn't know a whole lot about the Devils. All he knew was that New Jersey was on the East Coast and had a low NHL profile in terms of national media coverage.

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Brodeur did best to enjoy last Devils game

Missing Stanley Cup Playoffs, desire to keep playing made it difficult

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / Senior Writer

The New Jersey Devils will honor Martin Brodeur by unveiling a statue in his honor outside Prudential Center on Monday and retiring his No. 30 prior to a game against the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday. is honoring Brodeur by taking a look back at his record-breaking and likely Hall of Fame career in a series of stories counting down to his jersey retirement ceremony.

Here is the story of Brodeur's last game with the Devils:

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Brodeur's accomplishments draw praise from cartoonist

NHL's all-time winningest goalie to be honored in Tuesday ceremony @NHL

The New Jersey Devils are set to retire the No. 30 of goaltender Martin Brodeur in a pregame ceremony Tuesday at Prudential Center before their game against the Edmonton Oilers.

To commemorate the event, award-winning sports cartoonist Ed Murawinski, a New Jersey resident himself, pays tribute to Brodeur with a special illustration for

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Playing puck helped Brodeur revolutionize position

Goaltender's stickhandling prowess was key part of Devils' attack

by Kevin Woodley @Kevinisingoal / Correspondent

Brodeur scores first career goal

Devils' Marty Brodeur notches first career NHL goal

New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur retrieves a loose puck and flicks it down ice into the Canadiens net for his first career goal.

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VANCOUVER -- Martin Brodeur was just a teenager growing up in Montreal when his father planted the seed that would change the goaltending position forever. 

Denis Brodeur was a photographer for the Montreal Canadiens at the time and couldn't wait to tell his son what he saw during a game against the Philadelphia Flyers. 

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Devils unveil statue of Brodeur

Called 'The Salute', will be outside of Prudential Center

by Mike G. Morreale @MikeMorrealeNHL / Staff Writer

Martin Brodeur statue unveiled

Devils unveil Martin Brodeur 'The Salute' statue

The New Jersey Devils unveiled 'The Salute' on Monday, a bronze statue tribute to one of the greatest goaltenders of all-time, Martin Brodeur

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NEWARK, N.J. -- The familiar postgame salute from New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur to the fans as a sign of appreciation will forever be remembered in the form of an 11-foot tall bronze statue outside Prudential Center.

The Devils unveiled 'The Salute' as a tribute to one of the greatest goaltenders to ever play the game in front of approximately 4,000 fans on the main rink inside Prudential Center during a viewing party on Monday.

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Former teammate Daneyko praises Brodeur

Defenseman lauds goalie for going out on own terms

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / Senior Writer

It wasn't long ago that former New Jersey Devils defenseman Ken Daneyko felt bitter toward Martin Brodeur, his close friend and former teammate. 

"I was just like, 'Just retire a Devil and end it here,'" Daneyko said. "But that was selfish."

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Devils to wear Brodeur patch

New Jersey to honor legendary goalie Tuesday prior to facing Oilers @NHL

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SAP Martin Brodeur Jersey Retirement by the numbers

The impressive statistics achieved by Martin Brodeur on the night the New Jersey Deviles retire his jersey

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The New Jersey Devils will wear a special patch on their jerseys during the pregame warmup Tuesday to commemorate Martin Brodeur. 

Brodeur will be honored before the Devils' game Tuesday against the Edmonton Oilers (8 p.m. ET; NHL.TV, TVA Sports, SNOL, MSG). His No. 30 jersey, which his teammates will wear during warmups along with their own nameplates, will be retired. A statue of Brodeur that will stand outside Prudential Center will be unveiled Monday. 

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