Winner of Jennings Trophy for fewest team goals allowed for NHL-record fifth time (tie, P. Roy)…Led league in wins (45) for ninth time, shutouts (9) for fifth time in 16-season NHL career; reached 70-plus games-played mark for 12th time…Forty-five wins were second-highest total of career (NHL record 48, ’06-07); completed campaign with 602 wins in NHL career…Extended own NHL record for career shutouts to 110/career wins to 600 in 3-0 win April 6 at Atlanta (19 saves); stopped all 26 shots faced in previous start April 3 at Carolina to post ShO in consecutive starts for seventh time in regular-season career (last time, Oct. 26-28, ’06)…Reached 40-win mark for league-record eighth time with 6-3 decision March 23 vs. Columbus (19 saves); no one else in history has more than three 40-win campaigns (E. Nabokov, ’09-10, ’08-09 & ’07-08; M. Kiprusoff, ’08-09, ’06-07 & ’05-06; J. Plante; ’55-56, ’59-60 & ’61-62; & T. Sawchuk, ’50-51, ’51-52 & ’54-55)…Extended own NHL record with his 12th 35-win campaign following 4-3 win March 2 at San Jose (17 saves); no other goaltender has more than seven (E. Belfour)…In December/January, became just the second netminder in NHL history to play in 15-or-more games in consecutive months (Sawchuk, Dec./Jan. ’54-55)…Reached 30-win mark for 13th time with 2-0 decision January 20 vs. Florida (22 saves) for his 7th ShO of season/108th career…Set career highs with 51 shots/saves in 1-0 shootout victory January 12 at NY Rangers…Picked up his third ShO of the season/104th career, surpassing Sawchuk’s NHL record, with 4-0 decision December 21 at Pittsburgh (35 saves); tied mark with 3-0 victory December 7 at Buffalo (22 saves)…Surpassed Roy for most games played (1,029) among goaltenders in NHL history with 4- 2 win December 18 vs. Ottawa…Named NHL’s Second Star of the Week for the period ending November 29; posted 3-0-0 mark with .963 save percentage and 0.97 goals-against average during stretch…Became league’s all-time minutes-played leader, passing Roy (60,235) during 2-1 SO win November 27 at Boston…Started his 1,000th career NHL game in 3-2 win November 7 at Ottawa…Was just the second netminder in league history (Roy) to reach the 1,000 games-played mark in seasonopener October 3 vs. Philadelphia (22 saves); extended own NHL record for most consecutive season-openers with same team (15)…First all-time with 57 overtime/34 SO wins…Totaled three assists: March 15 vs. Boston, December 18 vs. Ottawa and December 12 vs. Philadelphia…Was 1-1, with a .867 save %, and 2.90 GAA in two games played for Gold Medal-winning Team Canada at 2010 Olympic Winter Games…Started 170 consecutive post-season games, the longest stretch among goaltenders in NHL history…Is first on the NHL’s all-time post-season list with a 2.01 GAA and tied for first (Roy) with 23 ShO; is second to Roy with 99 wins (151) and 181 games played (247).
Along with S. Brylin, K. Daneyko, S. Niedermayer and S. Stevens, was a member of all three of New Jersey’s Stanley Cup Championship teams…His 2.21 goals-against average is the second lowest in NHL history during the modern era (D. Hasek, 2.20); 133 overall shutouts (110 regular-season + 23 playoffs) are the most in NHL history…Has 1g-34a- 35pts in NHL regular-season career…2008-09: Appeared in 31 games overall, including 30 starts and one relief effort; was relieved on two occasions…Posted 19-9-3 mark with five ShO and 2.41 GAA…Completed campaign with 557 career victories in 999 games played…Established NHL record/passed P. Roy with 552nd career regular-season victory March 17 in 3-2 decision vs. Chicago (30 saves)…Tied Roy at 551 in previous match March 14 (22 saves) in 3-1 decision over Canadiens in hometown of Montreal, Que…Was honored by Devils/NHL for record April 3 vs. Tampa Bay; replaced K. Weekes due to injury (W, 39:03, 7 saves, 3 GA) that evening…Relief appearance was his first since March 20, 1998 at Washington (M. Dunham) and 12th of NHL career…Matched career high with 48 shots/set career high with 46 saves March 28 vs. Carolina (since surpassed)…Posted fifth ShO of season/101st of career in 4-0 win March 20 vs. Minnesota (35 saves)…Picked up 100th career regular-season ShO March 1 vs. Philadelphia (27 saves)…Recorded two season-high five-game winning streaks: March 10-20 (1 ShO, .955 save % & 1.40 GAA) and November 1-March 3 (2 ShO, .962 save % & 0.89 GAA)…Returned to lineup/posted 4-0 win February 26 vs. Colorado (24 saves); was 9-1-0, with 3 ShO, .940 save percentage and 1.75 GAA in first 10 games following return from injury…Removed from Injured Reserve February 25; missed 50 games November 3-February 21 due to elbow injury and subsequent surgery after missing just 12 games due to injury/illness over his previous 14 seasons…Suffered injury November 1 vs. Atlanta (W, 26:38, 5 saves, 0 GA); was replaced by Weekes…Took 6-5 shootout loss October 29 vs. Toronto (43 saves + 2/4 SO); 48 shots faced were a career high (since surpassed)…Recorded 2-1 victory in season-opener October 10 vs. NY Islanders (25 saves); stopped K. Okposo’s penalty shot attempt and has stopped five of six in NHL career…Started first 10 games of season through November 1 to extend consecutive games-started streak to career high 51…Made 14th straight opening-night start, passing T. Esposito’s NHL record (Chi.,’69-70 through ’81-82) for most consecutive openers with the same team…Named NHL’s First Star of the Week for period ending March 1; posted 3-0-0 record with 2 ShO, .971 save % & 0.67 GAA…Also First Star of the Week for period ending March 15 (3-0-0, .943 save % & 1.67 GAA)…Passed K. Daneyko into first place on New Jersey’s all-time post-season games-played list (176) in game seven of Eastern Conference Quarterfinals vs. Carolina; is 5-4, with a 1.93 GAA, .920 save % and 1 ShO in nine career game sevens…2007-08: Won fourth Vezina Trophy as the NHL’s top goaltender; received all over a fiveseason span (’03, ’04 & ’07)…Named to league’s Second All-Star Team for fourth time (’97, ’98 & ’06), while finishing fifth in voting for the Hart Trophy as league MVP…Received team’s MVP Award, as voted by his teammates, for tenth time…Started season-high 41 straight games January 8 through end of regular-season schedule…Completed sked with 3-2 SO win April 6 vs. NY Rangers (17 saves + 3/4 SO); passed T. Sawchuk (57,194) for the second-most minutes in NHL history at 57,208…Also passed E. Belfour (55,695) February 13 vs. Ottawa and G. Hall (53,484) November 16 vs. NY Islanders…With 4-2 win March 15 at Colorado (24 saves), extended his own NHL record with third straight/seventh overall 40-win season…Notched 4-3 SO win March 13 at Minnesota (34 saves + 2/2 SO); appearance marked his 957th game played as a Devil, surpassing Stevens for second all-time (Daneyko, 1,283)…Named NHL’s Second Star of the Week for the period from March 3-9; was 3-0-0, with a .972 save % and 0.98 GAA during stretch…Also named league’s Third Star of the Week for February 18-24 (4-0-0, .947 save % & 1.48 GAA)…Extended own NHL record with his 11th straight 35-victory campaign following 2-1 overtime win February 24 at Washington (37 saves)…With 3-2 OT victory February 13 vs. Ottawa (23 saves), improved record to 30-19-3 overall…Twelfth straight 30-win season extended his own NHL record; nobody else has more than eight straight (Roy)…Voted by fans to start 2008 All-Star Game in Atlanta but was unable to participate…Posted 3rd ShO of season/95th career with 1-0 OT win December 23 at Calgary (30 saves); passed G. Hainsworth into sole possession of second place on league’s all-time regular-season ShO list…Posted 4-2 win December 16 vs. Philadelphia (29 saves); stopped D. Briere on fifth career PS faced…Posted 4-0 victory November 30 vs. Montreal (27 saves) to tie Hainsworth for second in career ShO…Was just the second goaltender (Roy, 551) in history with 500 wins; posted no. 500 with 6-2 victory November 17 at Philadelphia (26 saves)…Posted 6-1 win in his 900th NHL game October 31 vs. Tampa Bay (21 saves); joined Roy (1,029), Sawchuk (971), Belfour (963), C. Joseph (922) and Hall (906) as netminders with 900 appearances…Made 13th straight opening night start October 4 at Tampa Bay, tying Esposito’s NHL record for consecutive openers with the same team…2006-07: Recipient of Vezina Trophy for third time; finished third in the voting for Hart Trophy…Also named to NHL’s First All-Star Team for third time (2003 & ’04)…Seventy-eight games played was a career high and the second most in NHL history (G. Fuhr, StL., 79, ‘95-96)…Surpassed his own single-season NHL record with 4,697 minutes played (4,555, ‘03-04), as well as B. Parent’s (47, ’73-74) mark with 48 victories…Posted 48th victory with 3-2 decision April 5 at Philadelphia (34 saves)…Tied Parent April 3 with 2-1 SO win vs. Ottawa (22 saves & 4/6 SO)…Surpassed minutes mark April 1 with 3-1 win vs. Boston (17 saves)…Established franchise record by recording his 44th win of season March 27 with 3-2 decision at NY Islanders (23 saves); matched previous career high with 4-3 SO decision March 24 at Florida (26 saves & 2/3 SO)…Completed campaign with 494 career victories; passed Sawchuk (447) and Belfour (484) earlier in season…Moved past Sawchuk in home-opener October 12 with 7-6 SO victory vs. Toronto (24 saves & 3/4 SO)…Posted 462nd victory to surpass Belfour December 8 with 2-0 decision vs. Philadelphia (28 saves)…Posted his 40th victory of season with 4-3 SO win March 8 at Pittsburgh (21 saves & 3/3 SO)…Completed season third on the league’s all-time ShO list at 92; passed Hall December 26 with 3-0 win vs. Pittsburgh (26 saves)…Named NHL’s Third Star of the Month for February (9-3-0, 3 ShO, .919 save % & 2.22 GAA)…Picked up his career-high 12th ShO of season/92nd career with 1-0 decision February 27 at Pittsburgh (31 saves)…Matched career high with 11th ShO of season in 2-0 decision February 17 at NY Islanders (26 saves)…Recorded his 10th ShO of season/90th career with 2-0 win February 8 vs. NY Islanders (25 saves); tied Sawchuk’s NHL record of four 10-plus ShO seasons…Picked up his NHL-record 45th career OT win with 6-5 decision February 1 at Philadelphia (31 saves); tied Roy at 44 with 2-1 OT win January 13 at NY Islanders (27 saves)…Became just the ninth netminder to reach the 50,000-minute mark December 30 with 2-0 win at NY Islanders (29 saves)…Posted season-high 5-game winning streak December 1-9…With 1-0 decision October 28 vs. Columbus (22 saves) and 2-0 victory two nights earlier vs. Florida (29 saves), recorded back-to-back ShO during the regular-season for the sixth time in his NHL career…Games marked his 82nd/83rd career ShO to equal/surpass Plante on the league’s all-time list…Picked up 4-0 win in season-opener October 6 at Carolina (29 saves); tied T. Thompson and A. Connell for fifth with 81 career ShO, while tying Sawchuk for third with 447th lifetime win…Decision also marked his second season-opening ShO (Oct. 7, ‘95, vs. Fla.)…Along with Buffalo’s R. Miller, established NHL record with 10 SO wins (since tied); stopped 40 of 60 shots (.667) overall…Shots faced in SO were most in the league, as well as an NHL record (since surpassed, I. Bryzgalov 62, ’09-10)…Named MVP by his teammates for ninth time; represented Eastern Conference at 2007 NHL All-Star Game…Posted 3-2 double-OT win in game 2 of ECSF vs. Ottawa (43 saves) for his tenth career playoff extra-session victory…Picked up 3-2 win in series-clinching game of ECQF April 22 at Tampa Bay (32 saves) to pass Fuhr for second all-time with 93 post-season victories…Recorded 3-0 win (31 saves) in game 5…2005-06: Named to NHL Second All-Star Team, while finishing second in voting for Vezina Trophy…Appeared in 70-plus games for the ninth time; played/started season-high 31 straight contests December 31-March 23…Forty-three victories matched his career high (since surpassed)…Recorded his ninth straight 35-win season, while moving into fourth place on league’s all-time wins’ list (438) with 4-1 decision April 1 at Philadelphia (33 saves)…Tied Plante at 437 wins with 3-1 decision March 30 vs. Buffalo (29 saves)…Picked up his 5th ShO of season/80th career with 3-0 decision February 3 vs. Carolina (28 saves)…Shutout was the 100th overall (80 reg.-seas. & 20 playoffs) of his NHL career; was just the third netminder in history to reach the 100-mark, joining Sawchuk (103 & 12) and Hainsworth (94 & 8)…Signed six-year contract extension January 28…Named NHL Defensive Player of the Month for January, with a 10-2-1 record, including 3 SO wins, 4 ShO, .938 save % and 1.73 GAA…Passed Esposito (424) into sole possession of fifth place on NHL’s all-time wins’ list with 5-3 decision January 17 at St. Louis (26 saves); tied Esposito at 423 with 3-2 SO win January 15 at Chicago (29 saves)…Earned back-to-back ShO in regular-season for fifth time following 3-0 decision January 13 vs. Vancouver (26 saves) and 3-0 win January 9 vs. Philadelphia (22 saves)…January 9 contest marked his 77th career ShO, moving him ahead of Esposito into sole possession of seventh place on the league’s all-time list…Picked up 3-0 victory January 3 vs. Florida (16 saves) for 1st ShO of season/76th career to tie Esposito…Stopped M. Hossa’s OT PS attempt December 15 vs. Atlanta; PS was first faced since February 27, 2001 (stopped D. Scatchard, NYI) and team’s first at Meadowlands since November 17, 1990 (C. Terreri stopped M. Ricci, Phi.)…With 4-3 win November 11 at Washington (21 saves), moved into sole possession of sixth place on league’s all-time wins’ list (408); tied Hall for sixth place with 6-3 victory October 20 at Pittsburgh (30 saves)…Pulled after first two periods October 15 vs. Carolina, snapping a stretch in which he completed his previous 90 starts; was last replaced March 13, 2003…Ninety-game stretch was league’s longest since Roy completed 94 straight January 28, 1989-December 8, 1990…Posted season-high 11-game winning streak March 28-April 18; had .941 save % and 1.98 GAA during stretch…Missed 6 games October 28-November 8 with knee injury; November 8 contest marked just 20th time in 12 seasons he did not dress…Was 8-3 in SO overall, stopped 29 of 38 attempts (.763)…Posted three assists for his most points since 2001-02 (4a)…With 89 wins, passed B. Smith and Belfour into sole possession of third place on the NHL’s post-season wins’ list in game 4 of ECSF vs. Carolina…Replaced after 53:07 in game 1 of series; was substituted for first time since game 6 of 2003 SCF at Anaheim and fifth time in post-season overall…Posted 3-0 victory in game 3 of ECQF at NY Rangers (25 saves) for his 101st overall ShO…Was 2-2-0, with a .923 save % and 2.01 GAA for Team Canada at 2006 Olympic Winter Games…2004-05: Represented Canada at World Cup; was 5-0-0 with 1 ShO and 1.00 GAA and named to All- Tournament Team…Also represented Canada at 2005 World Championships for first time since 1996…Participated in former teammate I. Larionov’s farewell game December 13, 2004 at Moscow’s Luzhniki Arena…2003-04: Received Vezina Trophy and named to NHL’s First All-Star Team for second straight season, marking first time in team history that two players (Niedermayer) were honored in the same year…Winner of Jennings Trophy for fewest team goals allowed for fourth time…Finished third in voting for Hart Trophy for second straight campaign…Represented Eastern Conference as a starter in 2004 All-Star Game; game marked his eighth appearance…Led league for third time with 75 games (all starts), third time with 11 ShO, fourth time with 4,555 minutes and sixth time with 38 wins…Became just the eighth goaltender in history to post 75 career ShO with 5-0 decision March 30 vs. NY Rangers (24 saves)…Reached mark in his 738th career game, becoming the second-fastest (Sawchuk, 567) in the modern era to accomplish feat…Was just the eighth goaltender in history to record 400 wins; accomplished feat March 23 with 4-3 OT win at Florida (21 saves) in the fewest number of games (735) and at the youngest age (31 yrs. & 322 days) in history…Picked up 10th ShO of season with 2-0 win January 23 vs. Montreal (21 saves); reached mark for third time (’96-97 & ’97-98)…Served as backup January 20 at Pittsburgh and January 17 vs. Washington; did not play in consecutive games for first time since December 30, 1997-January 1, 1998…Appeared in his 700th lifetime contest January 3 at Nashville…Earned 3-3 OT tie December 12 vs. Philadelphia (37 saves) for his 100th career tie…Posted season-high 12-game undefeated stretch (10-0-2) October 28-November 26; recorded 4 ShO, .945 save % and 1.22 GAA…Picked up 2-1 win October 11 at Carolina (30 saves) to pass M. Richter for most games played (667) among netminders who have spent their entire careers with one team…2002-03: Capped-off his tenth NHL season with his first-ever Vezina Trophy and First All-Star Team nomination…Joined Stevens (’93-94) and P. Elias (’00-01) as only New Jersey players previously named to first team…Co-winner of the Jennings Trophy with Philadelphia (R. Cechmanek & R. Esche), while named MVP by his teammates…Appeared in 73 games overall to match 2001-02 total; games played was second most (M. Denis, Cbj.) among goaltenders…Finished 41-23-9 overall; led league in wins for fifth time in career…In 6-0 decision March 30 vs. NY Islanders, stopped all 19 shots he faced for his league-leading 9th ShO of the season/64th career…With the victory, improved to 40-22-8 for the season to become first netminder in league history to post four 40-win seasons…In 5-1 win January 30 vs. Philadelphia, allowed goal with just 1:58 remaining to snap 265:03 personal ShO streak (272:54 team ShO streak) vs. Flyers that started January 10, 2002…Named NHL Player of the Week for period ending January 19; was 4-0-0, with 1 ShO, .947 save % and 1.25 GAA during stretch…Established NHL record with seven post-season ShO (D. Hasek, 6, ’01-02)…Was 4-3, with an NHL record-tying 3 ShO (C. Benedict, Mtl. Maroons, ’26 & F. McCool, Tor., ’45), .925 save % and 1.73 GAA in SCF vs. Anaheim…Totals included back-to-back 3-0 ShO in games 1-2, May 27-29, marking the first back-toback ShO in the SCF since 1952 (Sawchuk, Det.), and the first time since ’45 (McCool) that it had been accomplished in first 2 games…Is 15-9, with a 1.87 GAA in 24 career SCF games…Was replaced in SCF for first time in career in game 6 at Anaheim; made 17 saves on 22 shots in 48:37 of action…2001-02: Appeared in league-leading 73 games with 4,347 minutes; finished second in NHL with 38 victories…Picked up his 1st ShO of season/300th lifetime victory December 15 in 2-0 decision at Ottawa (39 saves)…In 548 appearances, became the third-fastest netminder in history to record 300 wins (Plante, Mtl., 524; A. Moog, Edm., Bos., Dal., 543); at 29 years, seven months and nine days old, was youngest-ever to accomplish feat…Named NHL Player of the Week March 25-31; was 3-0-0 with 1.67 GAA…Nineteen straight starts to open season through November 20 were a career high…Represented Team Canada at 2002 Olympic Winter Games; was 4-0-1, with 1.80 GAA en-route to Gold Medal…Resigned with Devils October 3…2000-01: Participated in NHL All-Star Game for sixth straight year…Appeared in league-leading 72 games (also O. Kolzig, Wsh.) for second straight season; led NHL with 42 victories…Celebrated his NHL milestone 500th appearance February 19 with 2-0 victory at Toronto (29 saves)…Posted his 50th career ShO March 21 in 4-0 win vs. NY Rangers (11 saves)…Went 10- 0-4, with 1 ShO, .927 save % and 1.82 GAA during team-record-tying 14-game unbeaten streak December 20-January 24…Posted 11 consecutive victories February 26-March 23; recorded 2 ShO, .911 save % and 2.08 GAA during stretch…Was 3-4, with a .870 save % and 2.70 GAA in SCF vs. Colorado…Broke his own NHL record (95, ’99-00) with 97 overall appearances (72 regular-season & 25 post-season)…Posted his 10th career post-season ShO in game 3 of ECQF at Carolina (16 saves)…Recorded back-to-back ShO on two occasions: April 15-17 vs. Carolina and May 17-19 vs. Pittsburgh…1999-00: Posted 2-1 OT win in April 8 season-finale vs. Florida for league-leading 43rd victory (14 saves)…Recorded 40th ShO of NHL career with 3-0 decision February 27 vs. Montreal (30 saves)…Was 10-0-0 in ten starts January 3-26 (1 ShO, .921 save % & 2.09 GAA) and undefeated in 14 straight starts December 26-January 26 (12-0-2, 1 ShO, .915 save % & 2.18 GAA)…Named NHL Player of the Week for January 3-9; was 4-0-0, with .901 save % and 2.47 GAA…Stopped Philadelphia’s V. Zelepukin October 30 on first-ever PS he faced…Credited with second career goal February 15 vs. Philadelphia (first regular-season); tally marked first game winner by a goalie in history…Tied Parent’s (’73-74, 47 reg.-seas. & 12 playoffs) NHL record with 59 (43 & 16) overall wins…1998-99: Appeared in 70 games for second consecutive campaign; led league in games played and with 4,239 minutes…Was not replaced all season and did not have any relief efforts while leading league with 39 victories…Had season-high 9-game unbeaten streak November 28-December 23; was 6-0-3, with 1 ShO, .904 save % and 2.27 GAA during stretch…Tied NHL record with his 25th road victory of the season in April 17 seasonfinale at Nashville (27 saves)…Posted his 200th career victory in 2-1 decision April 14 at Buffalo (29 saves)…Selected by fans to start for North American squad at NHL All-Star Game…1997-98: Earned Jennings Trophy for second straight season…His 43 wins were first in NHL, 1.89 GAA and 10 ShO were second; recorded 10 ShO for second straight year…Became just the third goalie in NHL history to record back-to-back seasons with a GAA below 2.00 (Sawchuk, ’50-51 to ’54-55 & H. Lumley, ’53-54 to ’54- 55)…Appeared in his 300th NHL game April 3 vs. Ottawa…Posted consecutive ShO for second time in 1997-98/fourth time in career March 26-28…Had 11-game undefeated streak February 2-March 12 (8-0- 3, .929 save % & 1.51 GAA)…Named NHL Player of the Week just prior to Olympic break; was 3-0-0 with 2 ShO, .973 save % and 0.67 GAA…Posted second consecutive ShO with 2-0 decision February 4 vs. Senators; also picked up ShO in previous match February 2 at Ottawa…Was NHL Player of the Month for November (10-2-0, 1 ShO, .931 save % & 1.50 GAA)…Picked up 3rd ShO of season/25th of career in 4-0 decision December 4 at Pittsburgh; was eighth-fastest goaltender in NHL history to reach 25-ShO mark…Represented North America at All-Star Game; also represented Canada, but did not see any action during 1998 Olympic Winter Games…Named to NHL Second All-Star Team and finished second in voting for the Vezina Trophy…Re-signed with Devils December 11…1996-97: Finished first in NHL with a 1.88 GAA and 10 solo ShO; was first goalie since Parent in 1973-74 to lead NHL with a GAA under 1.90 and first since Dryden in 1976-77 to record 10 ShO…Along with Dunham, recorded Devils’ second alltime team ShO (R. Low & G. Resch, Dec. 4, ’83) in 4-0 win November 9 vs. NY Islanders (59:19, 19 saves)…Named to NHL’s Second All-Star Team for first time…Had ShO in three straight starts March 27- April 4; dressed, but did not play March 30…Was 19-3-8, with 6 ShO, .942 save % and 1.46 GAA after the All-Star Break…Set Devils’ record for most career wins with 107 (Terreri, 106) following 4-1 decision February 15 at Montreal; picked up his 100th career victory in 4-2 decision January 14 vs. Boston…Picked up his 3rd ShO of season with 0-0 OT tie December 23 vs. Buffalo…Finished second in the voting for Vezina Trophy…Became just second goaltender (R. Hextall, Phi., ’89) in NHL history to post a goal in post-season play, April 17 vs. Montreal…Represented Canada at inaugural World Cup of Hockey tourney…1995-96: Made 44 straight starts in goal January 3 through April 13 season-closer and 52 straight appearances December 15-April 13…Had season-high 10-game unbeaten streak February 23- March 15 (7-0-3, 1 ShO, .931 save % & 1.84 GAA)…Selected as Eastern Conference’s starting goaltender for All-Star Game; stopped all 12 first-period shots he faced in his first All-Star appearance…Represented Canada at 1996 World Championships in Vienna…1994-95: Played in 40 of 48 games and started 38…Recorded first set of back-to-back ShO in team history April 5 at Ottawa (21 saves) and April 9 vs. NY Rangers (32 saves)…Posted 3 playoff ShO, including two back-to-back in games 1 and 2 of ECQF vs. Boston (23 saves each); 3 ShO in a series tied an NHL mark…Was 4-0 with a .913 save % and 1.75 GAA in SCF vs. Detroit…1993-94: Following injury to P. Sidorkiewicz, earned spot on opening-night roster behind starter Terreri…Made season debut October 8 at Washington and went on to alternate starts with Terreri over first 23 games…Began campaign 3-0-0, including 1st career ShO October 20 vs. Anaheim (17 saves)…Recorded 11-game undefeated streak from February 28-March 29 (9-0-2, .937 save % & 1.71 GAA)…Was 8-9 in playoffs with a 1.95 GAA…Stopped 49 of 50 shots in 4 OT loss in game 6 of ECQF at Buffalo…Capped campaign with selection to All-Rookie Team and by winning Calder Trophy as NHL’s top rookie…1992-93: Spent first full pro season with Utica (AHL)…Minor right knee injury as season neared resulted in October 23 arthroscopy which delayed his first appearance until November 13…OTHER: Made NHL debut March 26, 1992 after double-emergency recall from St. Hyacinthe (QMJHL) with both Terreri and C. Billington ailing…Devils made draft-day deal with Calgary to select Brodeur 20th overall.
Married Genevieve Nault, summer 2008…Has five children: Anthony, William, Jeremy, Anabelle and Maxime Philippe, who was born November 23, 2009…Wears the initials of his kids on the back of his helmet…Became a U.S. citizen on December 1, 2009 in Newark, NJ, just blocks from Prudential Center…Brother, Claude, spent five years as a pitcher in Montreal Expos organization before an arm injury derailed his career…Father, Denis, was the longtime photographer for both the Expos and Canadiens…His dad was also a Bronze Medal-winning goalie on the 1956 Canadian Olympic Team and was a minor league shortstop briefly in North Dakota…Named 2010 40 Under 40 winner by NJ BIZ, recognizing individuals who share a commitment to business growth, professional excellence and to the community…Honored June 18, 2009 by the New Jersey Assembly and Senate; ceremony took place at the New Jersey State House in Trenton…Recognized by his hometown of St. Leonard, Que. in a ceremony at Martin Brodeur Arena on July 8, 2009; received a proclamation from the town, the medal of the Province of Quebec, and a bronze bust and plaque presented by the NHL…Is involved with Project Porchlight, a campaign to switch to CFL light bulbs to save energy and money…Hosts an annual charity golf tournament in Montreal during the offseason; has raised more than $500K for various charities…Held a street hockey game for the Stanley Cup in 1995, ’00 and ’03…Owns a pizza restaurant, LaPizzeria, Etc., in Montreal with Edmonton’s S. Souray.