Martin Brodeur to Blues: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

December 2nd, 2014 by Mike Chiari Leave a reply »

After 21 magical seasons with the New Jersey Devils, future Hall of Fame goaltender Martin Brodeur will spend the twilight of his career elsewhere after signing a one-year deal with the St. Louis Blues.

NHL on NBC reported the news:  

Nick Cotsonika of Yahoo Sports passed along the details of Brodeur's agreement in St. Louis:

Dan Rosen of weighed in on Brodeur's decision to join the Blue:

It has long felt as though the 42-year-old netminder would be a Devil for life, but with Cory Schneider clearly ready to take over as New Jersey's full-time goalie, the Devils could no longer allow Brodeur to cut into his playing time significantly.  

In many ways, Brodeur endured a roller-coaster season. His goals against average of 2.51 was solid; however, that can be attributed to the strong defensive play in front of him. His .901 save percentage was below average, and he hasn't boasted a save percentage above .908 since 2009-10.

Despite his eroding skills, Brodeur made it clear that he wanted to play at least one more season in the N ...

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