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Martin Brodeur ties NHL shutout record in win against Sabres, 3-0

NHL GAME OF THE DAY

The New Jersey goalie is rarely tested by Buffalo, making 22 saves to tie Terry Sawchuk's mark of 103 shutouts.

December 08, 2009

Buffalo, N.Y. — Martin Brodeur tied Terry Sawchuk's NHL record with his 103rd shutout, leading the New Jersey Devils to a 3-0 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night.

Brodeur was rarely tested in making 22 saves to tie Sawchuk, who played from 1949-70.

It was Brodeur's second shutout of the season after he blanked the Carolina Hurricanes on Oct. 17.

The NHL's winningest goalie, Brodeur earned his league-leading 18th victory of the season.

Brian Rolston, Travis Zajac and Niclas Bergfors scored for New Jersey, owners of the best road record at 11-2-1, and a three-game winning streak.

-- associated press

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