New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur, The NHL’s all-time leader in wins (658) and games (1,193, and counting) already has two gold medals for team Canada under his pads. But at 41 he’s thinking he has enough left in the tank for one more.
“I’d love to,” he told WSJ.com. “For me, playing in the Olympics was the greatest thing in my life.”
Of course, with an abbreviated season still to play, the future hall of famer says he’s not even thinking about the Sochi Games just yet, and hopes that if the NHL allows their stars to play for gold next year, he’ll be good enough just to make the team.
Brodeur was knocked out of the No. 1 goaltender spot for Vancouver’s Roberto Luongo in at the 2010 Games, and will have to contend with Montreal’s Carey Price and the Hurricanes’ Cam Ward and the Penguins’ Marc-Andre Fleury to make his fourth Olympic squad
“If I’m asked to go, regardless of the spot I’ll be in, I’ll take the invitation. I’ll do anything for my country.”