MAKING HIS NAME
Martin Brodeur was born in Montreal, Quebec on May 6, 1972
Taken in the first round with the 20th overall pick by the New Jersey Devils in the 1990 NHL draft
Father Denis was a goaltender on Canada's 1956 Olympic team that won a bronze medal at the Cortina Winter Games in Italy
First NHL win March 26, 1992. Stopped 24 shots as Devils beat Boston Bruins 4-2
Recorded career win No 552 after Devils defeat Blackhawks 3-2.
Won 3 Stanley Cups with Devils (1995, 2000, 2003)
Named winner of Vezina Trophy as NHL's top goaltender four times (2003, 2004, 2007, 2008)
Helped Canada to Olympic gold at the 2002 Winter Games. Was unbeaten in five starts stopping 100 of 109 shots.
Calder Trophy as NHL rookie of the year (1994)
Ten-time all-star selection (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008)
THE PUCK STOPS HERE
Needed four regular-season shutouts to break Terry Sawchuk's record of 103
Brodeur's 122 overall shutouts (100 regular season plus 22 playoffs) are the most in the NHL
Holds record for most victories in one season, 48 set in 2007
Has seven seasons with 40 or more victories, Sawchuk and Jacques Plante a distant second with three seasons each
DEVIL MAY CARE
Wears the initials of his four children as well as the team trophies he has won on the back of his goalie mask
Has scored two NHL goals, including one in the 1997 playoffs against the Montreal Canadiens.