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Martin Brodeur

Martin Brodeur has his No. 30 jersey retired by Devils

The New Jersey Devils have retired Martin Brodeur's No. 30 jersey during a pregame ceremony.

After serenading the NHL's winningest goalie with chants of "Mar-ty, Mar-ty, Mar-ty" and "Marty is better," the sellout crowd at the Prudential Center gave Brodeur a standing ovation that lasted more than 2 minutes and grew louder by the second.

Brodeur tried to start his thank you speech only to be drowned out by the roar. He eventually walked away from the podium and waved to the crowd, players from the Edmonton Oilers and Devils, who sat on their benches during the ceremony, and simply soaked it all in.

It was fitting for a man who set NHL records for...