100 shutouts for Martin Brodeur

On February 3, 2006, New Jersey Devil Martin Brodeur became the third goalie to reach his 100th shutout in a 3-0 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Brodeur stopped the puck from getting into the goal 28 times. Goals were scored by Patrik Elias, Zach Parise in the second period and Brian Gionta in the third. Carolina goalie Cam Ward made 18 saves.

Brodeur joined hall of famers Terry Sawchuk and George Hainsworth. He currently leads the league with 124 shutouts.

The future Hall of Famer started his career with the Devils when they took him in the 1990 draft at age 19. He has 682 wins out of 1248 games played. He saved over 91 percent of the shots against him in 21 seasons. Not many goalies score goals on their opponents but he did twice and accompanied them with 44 assists. He has served 120 minutes in the penalty box.

Brodeur was chosen to represent his home country, Canada, in the Olympics three times. He walked away with a gold medal in 2002 and 2010 and no medal in 2006. The 41-year-old was not chosen to take represent his country in the 2014 games in Sochi.

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