Martin Brodeur is back in his groove and that probably doesn't bode well for the Florida Panthers.
Back in the nets on Thursday after being pulled in game three, Brodeur provided a statement game, one that suggests there's still a few saves left in those old bones just yet.
The 39 year old Devils goaltender collected his 24th career shutout on Thursday, a 4-0 victory that brought the Devils into a tie with the Panthers, turning their best of seven into a best of three, perhaps knocking down the dreams a bit of the Panthers who might have been thinking back at game three that they had the Devils on the run.
Instead, its the Panthers who may find that their time in the playoffs may be nearing its end, with inconsistent goal tending in the last couple of games and the return of Brodeur's more traditional role of stone wall in the Devils end, the Panthers clearly will have their work cut out for them if they wish to claim the series.
Game Five-- New Jersey 0 at Florida 3
Florida leads the series 3 games to 2
Previews and Reviews
Newark Star Ledger-- Devils shut out by Panthers, 3-0, staring down another early playoff exit
Newark Star Ledger-- Panthers righ wing Kris Versteeg puts Martin Brodeur, Devils in bad place
Newark Star Ledger-- Devils' Zach Parise and Martin Brodeur could be facing final game...
Newark Star Ledger-- Devils' coach Pete DeBoer addressed team after Game 5 loss
Newark Star Ledger-- Devils-Panthers start time set for 7:30 on Tuesday
NY Post-- Devils shut out by Panthers, trail series 3-2
NY Daily News-- NJ Devils goalie Martin Brodeur not ready for end as team faces...
Miami Herald-- Every minute counts as the Florida Panthers look to advance in playoffs
Miami Herald-- Florida Panthers defeat Devils, take 3-2 lead in series
Miami Herald-- Florida Panthers' Jose Theodore able to block it all out
Miami Herald-- Tyson Strachan a very capable fill-in for Florida Panthers
Miami Herald-- Florida Panthers' fourth line just 'wanted the puck'
Newark Star Ledger-- Devils, Adam Henrique look to take control of series with Panthers
Newark Star Ledger-- Devils teammates believe Adam Henrique is the obvious choice...
Newark Star Ledger-- Devils' winger David Clarkson has no problem if series gets nasty
NY Post-- Devils seek to maintain momentum heading into Game 5
Miami Herald-- History says Panthers need to win Game 5
Miami Herald-- Florida Panthers headed back to the Sunshine State
Globe and Mail-- Panthers business as usual for pivotal Game 5
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