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Martin Brodeur will start in Devils’ season finale

Apr 13, 2014, 2:20 PM EDT

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New Jersey will close out the season with Martin Brodeur in net against the Boston Bruins. Whether or not this represents the final game of the 41-year-old goaltenders career or the end of his tenure with the Devils remains to be seen.

Brodeur, who might become the first netminder to reach the 700-win mark if he plays in 2014-15, has expressed an interest in extending his career, but it’s not clear how big the market is for his services or how willing he will be to accept a backup role if that’s all that’s on the table.

If this is the end though, he will have an opportunity to close this chapter of his life with a bit of symmetry after he started his career with a victory over the Bruins on March 26, 1992.

“Last game of the year; it’s kind of nice to be able to get the start,” Brodeur told, per the Devils website. “Go from there; try to get one good last game before we finish the season.”

The game will start at 3:00 p.m. ET.

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  1. billiam55 - Apr 13, 2014 at 2:56 PM

    guess theyre not going for the win.

  2. elmerbrownelmerbrown - Apr 13, 2014 at 3:14 PM

    Martin you have served the team from jersey well,,,,that being said its time to move over !

  3. asimonetti88 - Apr 13, 2014 at 3:56 PM

    One of the best athletes in the history of sport, a true giant of the game

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