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This Date in Devils History: May 9

Tuesday, 05.8.2007 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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This Date in Devils History: May 9

 

Martin Brodeur now has 22 shutouts in his postseason career.

MAY 9, 1994:
BRODEUR POSTS FIRST CAREER PLAYOFF SHUTOUT

May 9, 2007

newjerseydevils.com – Thirteen years ago today, Martin Brodeur recorded his first career playoff shutout with a 2-0 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 5 of the 1994 Eastern Conference Semifinals.

Brodeur made 22 saves and Corey Millen scored the eventual game-winning goal, as the Devils pushed the Bruins to the brink of playoff elimination. New Jersey would finish them off with a 5-3 win in Game 6.

In 164 career playoff games played, Brodeur has recorded 22 shutouts, and needs just one to tie Patrick Roy for the all-time record of 23.

Brodeur reached No. 22 with a 3-0 blanking of Tampa Bay in Game 5 of the 2007 Quarterfinals. The Devils' goaltender turned away all 31 Lightning shots, and New Jersey advanced to the next round with a 3-2 victory in Game 6.

 

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