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The stats speak for themselves. Brandon Carlo Jersey . Marty Brodeur had an amazing career anyway you want to slice it. Its always a personal preference as to who people believe is the best of all time. The one thing that is certain, Brodeurs name is in that conversation. Some will speak to Dominik Hasek, for what he was able to do team-wise and achieve personally, while some will look at Patrick Roy, who is the winningest goaltender in the postseason and who also revolutionized the position with the butterfly save. Some older than this generation will throw names like Terry Sawchuk or Vladislav Tretiak around. Im not sure there is a right or wrong answer. It becomes a personal preference, with caveats of when they played as far as generations, who you value more for their style, or even a like ability factor may weigh in on an opinion. There are many things I loved and respected about Brodeur as a goalie. Here are a few things that stood out for me: Durability - To play 1,266 games is insane. That number is a monster and speaks to the consistency of Marty and how he was able to play 70-plus games a year for 20-plus seasons (throw in a couple of lockouts/work stoppages and the number is bigger). I believe that record will never be broken, especially with the way goalies play today. Its so hard on the body. With flexibility and lateral movement at a premium, the stress on the knees, hip flexors and groins, it will be tough to have a run of that many years in a row playing 65-plus games a season. To put it into perspective - the 1,266 regular season games - the closest to Marty of active goalies is Roberto Luongo. He is 35-years-old and has played 840 games, so if he averages 65 games for the next six-and-a-half years, he can come close to Brodeur at age 42. This is given that he is healthy (knock on wood) and wants to play that long. Lets look at someone younger. Carey Price is 27-years-old and has played 405 games. It would take him playing 65-plus games a year for the next 13.25 years to come close to the record - something that in todays game would be very tough to achieve given all the factors involved. The list goes on from there, with names like Fleury (569 GP), Lundqvist (610 GP) and Miller (594 GP). All goalies that have played a ton and have been for the most part pretty healthy in their careers, their numbers are great from a durability standpoint but nothing in comparison to what Marty was able to achieve for many years in a row. Rebound Control - One of the first things I noticed when I played against him or watched him was his rebound placement. He was unreal at putting pucks in areas that were out of danger or past the traffic. Im not talking about catching pucks, but more about how he was able to angle or direct pucks off the original shot to the corners, past sticks in front and out of trouble. It was like he was thinking past the original save and was more concerned about what he was doing about the second shot. Something that was unreal if you watched intently on what he was doing or trying to achieve. To the naked eye, one might think he was letting up a bad rebound sometimes, but all of a sudden it was past oncoming rush and heading the other way. It was something he was very strong at doing consistently. Puck Handling - Ron Hextall revolutionized the game with the way he was able to play the puck. Im on record saying he was the best of all time. Marty was able to take it to another level and incorporate it into todays game. We all know New Jersey had an air tight defensive system and in their best days had big, mean and mobile defencemen that would stand you up at the blue line and teams would be forced to dump it in. Thats where Martys skills would go to work. He was able to stop the dump-ins and make a play to help them exit the zone quickly. It was to a point where his d-man would not come back to the puck but fan out and give him an option to pass. If there was no direct pass option, he was able to hit back-checkers coming back into the zone or hard rim it so that the wingers would have a board battle and flush the puck out of the zone that way. Anyway you sliced it, through his puck handling he helped them exit the zone more often than not, which led to less zone time and less shots against so they go on the attack offensively. There are many other things we can focus on when it came to Martin Brodeur and his legacy but these were a couple that stood out for me. Having played against him, watched him for many years, and respected him for the way he handled himself professionally, one can only sit back and say Congrats Marty, on an amazing career. Thank you for your contributions to goaltending and to the game of hockey. Good luck on your next endeavour. NET GAIN AWARD THE NUMBERS Stanley Cup 3 William M. Jennings Trophy 5 Vezina Trophy 4 First Team All-Star 3 Olympic Medals 2 (Gold) NHL Rankings Total NHL Rank Regular Season Games 1,266 1 Regular Season Wins 691 1 Regular Season Shutouts 125 1 Playoff Wins 113 2 Goals From Goalies Player Goals Martin Brodeur 3 Ron Hextall 2 9 other goaltenders 1 Frank Brimsek Jersey . The San Antonio Spurs handled the conditions, and the team, and it sure helped when a suffering LeBron James couldnt make it to the finish. Tom Johnson Jersey . Reyes, 26, was traded from Atlanta to Toronto in July 2010 and spent the remainder of the season in the minors. He began 2011 in the majors and made 20 starts with the Blue Jays, going 5-8 with a 5.40 earned run average before he was waived on Aug. https://www.cheapbruins.com/2062m-sean-kuraly-jersey-bruins.html .Y. - OK, it is done.Manager: Brendan Rodgers Last Season: 26-6-6 (second in Premier League) Notable Additions: Dejan Lovren (Southampton), Adam Lallana (Southampton), Rickie Lambert (Southampton), Lazar Markovic (Benfica), Emre Can (Bayer Leverkusen), Javier Manquillo (Athletico Madrid), Divock Origi (Lille), Alberto Moreno (Sevilla) Notable Subtractions: Luis Suarez (Barcelona), Pepe Reina (Bayern Munich) That was Then: The story of Liverpools 2013-14 season is a story of what could have been. The Reds had arguably one of their best seasons in over a decade in the Premier League, but it all fell short in the final weeks of the season. From Feb. 8 to April 20 Liverpool had their best stretch of the season winning eleven straight matches including a 3-0 victory at Old Trafford against Manchester United and a dramatic home win against Manchester City on April 13. During that run of form, the Reds propelled themselves from fourth place in the table, all the way to first with three games left in the season. It was the next two games, however, that proved to be their undoing. A 2-0 loss to Chelsea at Anfield followed by a shocking draw with Crystal Palace, where Palace scored three unanswered goals in the final ten minutes of the game to bewilder Brendan Rodgers and his squad. Liverpool fell short in the final week of the season to Manchester City, who won the championship by two points despite the Reds winning their final match. Liverpools league title drought extended to 24 years. The positive that came with the second place finish was a secured spot in the UEFA Champions League group stage next season, where they have been absent for four years. The Reds also managed to score the most goals during the Premier League season with 101, just two shy of the all-time record held by Chelsea from 2009-10. Luis Suarez was the catalyst firing home a league best 31, capturing the golden boot, and the Professional Footballers Association Players Player of the Year Award. The surprise of the year was the emergence of Daniel Sturridge and Raheem Sterling. The 25-year-old Sturridge finished second in league scoring with 21 goals, while giving Liverpool a one-two offensive punch. Sterling made an impact at midfield for the Merseysiders at just 19 years-old injecting new life into the club with his speed and playmaking ability. Captain Steven Gerrard also didnt miss a beat with a league high 13 assists in 34 appearances, and continued to be the pillar for the club. This is Now: The long, tumultuous affair between Luis Suarez and Liverpool is over. After the biting incident in the World Cup and the four month ban that came with it; Liverrpool was willing to part with the 27-year-old. Phil Kessel Jersey. Suarez was transferred to Barcelona for 75 Million pounds. Although it freed up a lot of money for Brendan Rodgers to sign other players during the transfer window, the star player was the key to the Reds offense, and it will be hard to replace his talent. As of now the Merseysiders have spent only four million adding strikers to replace Suarezs output. Rickie Lambert was signed from Southampton on a two-year deal. The 32-year-old was tied for 13th in goals last season in the Premier League. He isnt the same player he once was at his age, but he still brings a veteran dynamic to the pitch. Liverpool did sign 19-year-old World Cup standout Divock Origi to a four-year deal from Lille. The striker would have helped Sturridge up front but the stipulation of their deal with Lille was that he would be loaned backed to his former club for one year. So Anfield will not see Origi until late 2015. The Reds however did shore up their midfield and defense during the off-season. Liverpool loaded up on more players from Southampton during the transfer window, signing central defender Dejan Lovren and attacking midfielder Adam Lallana from the Saints. Lovren is an organizer in the backfield, and a leader on the pitch. The Croatian national is an aggressive centre-back that brings a certain edge that was lost when Jamie Carragher retired in 2013. Lallana is fast exciting midfielder who knows how to create chances. Hell fit right in with the likes of speedy youngsters Sterling (19) and Philippe Coutinho (22) on his wings. The 26-year-old was named to the PFA Premier League Team of the Year last season with nine goals in 38 appearances. Although Lallana recently suffered a knee injury that will keep him out the first three games of the campaign, he will be poised to get back to form. The signings least talked about could end up being most beneficial. Liverpool signed two 20-year-olds: Emre Can and Javier Manquillo. Can played 29 games for Bayer Leverkusen, and the German midfielder registered three goals. What makes him versatile is his ability to attack and defend the ball. Manquillo spent the last two with Athetico Madrid. The Spaniard is an attacking full back who will use his speed to his advantage. The drawback of course with young players is their growing pains Although the core group hasnt changed, Suarez departure is definitely a factor going into the season, and it will be interesting to see what Brendan Rodgers does with his squad. Burning Question: With the departure of Luis Suarez, how will the Reds manage to replace his offensive touch? ' ' '

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