Former NHL goalkeeper Martin Brodeur had a very successful career in professional hockey, but if he didn’t have Patrick Roy as a role model, things could be very different.
“When I was able to play against Patrick Roy and surpass him, that was an unforgettable moment in my career, I will never forget. You fight to win, and when you get the biggest victory , Which means you have completed your work!”
More importantly, Brodeur was able to break this record in Montreal.
He said: “When I was growing up, he was my idol. This is a good time, especially because he took the time to meet and shake hands.”
When his compatriot Marc-André Fleury (Marc-André Fleury) won the 485th NHL victory, Brodeur had the opportunity to rethink everything, which made him rank No. 1 in NHL history. four. In front of Fleury, there are three other Quebecers: Brodeur, Roy and Roberto Luongo.
He said: “When Marc-André (Marc-André) won the game, there were four Quebecers all over the place, which left a deep impression.”
He added: “You have to owe the credit to Patrick Roy, he is the real leader and starts to win.” I want to do the same thing, Roberto Luongo in my Arrived a few years later. Marc-André, almost 20 years after he was selected (…), I met him, and he ranked fourth in victory! “
In this interview, Broad also restored the amazing influence of his father Dennis, who was a photographer and bronze medalist goalkeeper at the 1956 Olympic Games.
“In our family, the Olympics are very important. My father’s diploma and medals, his 1956 Canadian team jersey, I grew up in the living room (…) My goal is to play in the NHL, but In 1998, they left the professionals to participate in the Olympics. That is our focus.”
The father died in 2013, but he is still a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame and is still deeply missed.
He admitted: “When I was still playing, it was more difficult because I had the instinct to always want to call him after every game.” This is what I have been doing throughout my career. Currently, with the children, many things are missing. I hope he can stay there. But this is life. “
See the full interview in the video above.