Devils honor Martin Brodeur

The New Jersey Devils will honor Martin Brodeur by unveiling a statue in his honor outside Prudential Center on Monday and retiring his No. 30 prior to a game against the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday. NHL.com is honoring Brodeur by taking a look back at his record-breaking and likely Hall of Fame career in a series of stories counting down to his jersey retirement ceremony.

Here is the story of Brodeur’s last game with the Devils:

As much as everyone tries to put on a happy face and get all nostalgic, it’s a sad time when an era of greatness comes to an end.

For Martin Brodeur and the New Jersey Devils, that happened April 13, 2014. It was Brodeur’s 1,259th and final regular-season game with the Devils.