Martin Brodeur played 1266 games in the NHL; all but seven of those were with the New Jersey Devils. He has 691 wins, which is first all time in the NHL (as are his 125 shutouts.. He won three Stanley Cups, was a 9 time All Star, was selected to the All Rookie Team his first year in the league, won the Calder Trophy in 1994, as won the William M. Jennings Trophy five times, and the Vezina Trophy four times.
For his final seven games played, he steered the Blues through Brian Elliott’s injury in 2014-2015. He put up a 3-3-0 record with a 2.87 GAA and a .899 SV%. He tallied one shut-out, against the Colorado Avalanche at home, and after retirement he remained with the Blues front office as an assistant General Manager until returning to the New Jersey Devils organization this year.
Brodeur’s career with the Blues was a curiosity, but his time in the NHL as a whole secured his places as the greatest NHL goalie of all time - and I say that as an avowed Patrick Roy fan.
The Blues won’t be placing a statue of him in front of the Enterprise Center any time soon, but it’s still nice to have another Hockey Hall of Famer on the team’s all time roster.