The defending two-time Vezina Trophy winner, Brodeur recorded
his 423rd career win Sunday as the Devils posted their sixth
straight victory with a 3-2 shootout triumph over the Chicago
Brodeur made 29 saves in the contest and increased his save
percentage to .944 in the month of January. With a win Tuesday,
he will pass Hall of Famer Tony Esposito for sole possession of
fifth place on the all-time list.
Brian Gionta scored his team-leading 26th goal, defenseman Colin
White netted the game-tying tally to force overtime and Viktor
Kozlov scored the game-winner in the shootout for the Devils,
who have yielded just eight goals over their six-game run.
New Jersey figures to be a heavy favorite against a St. Louis
squad which has tallied a total of just seven times during its
current six-game skid.