New Jersey lost the shootout in 17 matches in a row, ending Brodeur

Newark. Hockey players New Jersey Devils, even after Friday do not know the taste of victory in the shootout shootout and the balance in this business is tragic.

In all thirteen cases this year in which pulled the short end and the sum of the four setbacks from the end of last failed already seventeenth in the series. Worst in hostórii

It’s the worst balance in NHL history.Devils stretched a series of setbacks on Friday at home against team New York Islander, when the domestic side succeeded only Damien Brunner, but at the opponent pochodili Frans Nielsen, Josh Bailey and Ryan Strome.

A total of 40 players turned tohtosezónnych raids Devils only four. “It’s almost comical,” summed up briefly mentioned setback author Devils goal in Friday’s match Ryan Carter.

Devils last succeeded in shootout March 10, 2013, when Patrik Eliáš scored the decisive try against Winnipeg. New Jersey is the 10thrung in the Eastern Conference with 86 points and if they win at least half of the invasion, should be a real chance for the playoffs.

For Martina Brodeura, it was on Friday, perhaps the last match in a rich career. Already 41-year-old native of Montreal is already in the goal may not occur.

“Every game could be my last. Thus, to state. I did not know in advance if I catch in today’s match. I felt good and I got a chance,” he said after the fight legendary goalies.

Martin Brodeur is the recorder overseas Profiliga in the number of winning duels (687) and games with clean sheets (124).Contract is only until the end of the season and it is likely that in the summer hangs up his gear on the nail.

“The last game, however, is the last game. Regardless of whether you decide to stay and continue in New Jersey had an incredible career,” said Brodeur, who with New Jersey three times triumphed in the battle for the Stanley Cup.

“If the Islanders win my last fight, I will not watch the final duel, but for all that I have achieved here,” added the legend, which fielded only in the NHL for Devils.