Brodeur not your typical goalie, in and out of the net

Updated: April 2, 2007, 5:11 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

It's been said that Ed Belfour used his anger as a toxic fuel to push himself until he was among the finest goaltenders of all time.

Such is the case for many of the game's greatest goaltenders -- Belfour, Terry Sawchuk, Patrick Roy, Dominik Hasek -- all exceptional goaltenders, all existing at least partially in the shadows emotionally or otherwise. Yet, among the greatest of the great, there is one glaring, happy-go-lucky paradox, one jovial exception to that rule of the dark -- the goaltender ...

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