Corridor of Fame goaltender Martin Brodeur designs Devils’ first alternate jersey

Help, Martin Brodeur. The goaltending legend Brodeur had 45 assists in 1,266 NHL video games performed in an extended and distinguished profession. Off the ice and years after retirement, Brodeur, a Devils’ senior hockey operations advisor, stepped up with one other help because the lead designer of the primary all-black look in franchise historical past.

On Tuesday morning, the Devils are set to unveil their first alternate jersey. Will probably be used subsequent season when the Devils rejoice their fortieth season in New Jersey. The Devils moved to New Jersey from Colorado in 1982.

“The group has been enjoying with the identical jersey for nearly 40 years, and to be part of bringing a 3rd jersey for our followers to get pleasure from goes to go away an excellent mark,” Brodeur stated in an announcement. “The brand new sweater is impressed by a historical past of hockey within the Backyard State that followers is probably not conversant in, and layered with design components of Devils championship success.

“It is a jersey our alumni are envious of that they wished they may have performed in it again of their day. Folks all through the state and nation know us as ‘Jersey.’ That is our place, our residence, and this jersey signifies that.”

Brodeur took inspiration from varied sources and images through the course of, together with historical past near residence, in response to [Update News]‘s Sean Shapiro. Some have been of the jersey his father, Denis, wore on the 1956 Olympics in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, representing Group Canada.

For extra on the jersey and Brodeur’s course of, learn Shapiro’s full story on the Go Deeper hyperlink beneath.

Photographs courtesy of the New Jersey Devils