Brodeur retires, will join Blues' front office
ST. LOUIS – Martin Brodeur, one of the greatest goaltenders in NHL history, is retiring.
The 10-time All-Star and four-time Vezina Trophy winner finished his career with St. Louis after a standout, 21-year career with New Jersey, and will join the Blues in a management role in hockey operations. A news conference is set for Thursday morning.
On the Devils website, General Manager Lou Lamoriello said he anticipated Brodeur's job to be for the rest of the season and that the goalie would be welcome to rejoin New Jersey in a front office role after that.
Brodeur, 42, was 691-397-176 with a 2.24 goals-against average, .912 save percentage and 125 shutouts in 1,266 career appearances. He holds regular-season NHL records for wins, games and minutes. He also won three Stanley Cups and two Olympic gold medals.
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