Martin Brodeur is closing in on his 40th birthday May 6, so maybe it's understandable that his memory is a bit fuzzy on some of the details of his first nine Game 7s.
"I remember the ones I want to remember," Brodeur said Wednesday on the eve of making his 10th career Game 7 start tonight against the Florida Panthers at BankAtlantic Center.
Brodeur and the Devils will be looking to follow up on their 3-2 overtime win in Game 6 and advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals for the first time since 2007. The Panthers are seeking their first playoff series victory since beating Pittsburgh in their only previous Game 7 in the 1996 conference finals.
"They're games that you want to perform well; you want to do well," Brodeur said. "I'm fortunate I've played in nine of them already. They're fun to be part of and it's your team and you take a lot of...