New Jersey Devils

Brodeur, O'Ree, Bettman lead inductees into Hockey HOF

Martin Brodeur, Willie O'Ree and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman led the latest group of inductees to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday night.

Brodeur, the all-time leader in goalie wins and shutouts, was joined in the player's category by Martin St. Louis, Canadian women's star Jayna Hefford and Russian great Alexander Yakushev. Bettman and O'Ree — the NHL's first black player — went into the Hall as builders.

A three-time Stanley Cup champion and four-time Vezina Trophy winner with the New Jersey Devils, Brodeur won 691 games and had 125 shutouts in his 20 seasons.

"This is a really special day for me," Brodeur said. "I'm honored and...

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