In 2000-01, Martin led the Devils to an Atlantic Division title with a club record 48
wins (tied) and 111 points. He paced the league with 42 wins and played in the mid-season All-Star Game. In 1998-99, Martin
led the Devils to their third straight Atlantic Division title (47 wins, 105 points). Martin paced the league with 70 games
by a goaltender, 4,239 minutes played and 39 wins. He posted a 2.29 GAA and played in his fourth consecutive All-Star Game.
In 1999-2000, the Devils slipped to second in the Atlantic Division, but posted their fourth straight 100-point season (45
wins, 103 points). Martin paced the league with 43 wins (tying his team record) and posted a 2.24 GAA with six shutouts. In
January, he won Player of the Week honours and played in his fifth All-Star Game. On February 15, he scored a game-winning
goal. In the playoffs, he first helped the Devils defeat the Flyers for the Prince of Wales Trophy in the Eastern Conference
finals. Then, in the final round, he led his team to a Stanley Cup championship in six games over the Stars. He paced the
league with 23 games by a goaltender, 1,450 minutes, 16 wins and a 1.61 GAA.
Born:May, 6th 1972, Montreal, Quebec
Draft overall position:20
Currently resides:North Caldwell,
Income: 4.4 million dollars
Backstopped Devils to Stanley Cups in 1995 and 2000. Set NHL record with 43 wins in 1997-98,
repeated in 1999-00. Became second goalie to score playoff goal on Apr. 17, 1997 against Montreal. Set record for most minutes
played in a season, 4,433, in 1995-96. Won 1994 Calder Memorial Trophy as League's best rookie. Won William M. Jennings Trophy
for fewest goals allowed in 1997 and 1998. Five straight appearances in NHL All-Star Game, 1996-00. NHL Second All Star Team
in 1997 and 1998.
Milestones & NHL Records
Member of Devils' 1995 Stanley Cup Championship team
- Posted 2-1 overtime win in April 8 season finale vs. Florida for league-leading 43rd victory, matching
career high. Reached 40-win mark for second time. Just the fifth netminder in NHL history to record five straight 30-plus
- Credited with 2nd career goal February 15 vs. Philadelphia (first in regular season); that goal
marked the first game-winner by a goalie in history.
- 196 victories since 1995-96 are the most over a five-season span in NHL history.
- Picked up six shutouts, including two vs. Atlanta (March 10 and 31) and 4-0 win January 21 vs.
the NY Islanders; now has at least one career shutout vs. each Eastern Conference opponent.
- Posted 4-0 win December 9 at Chicago (23 saves) for his 2nd ShO of season; victory was his first
ever vs. Hawks; now has at least 1 win vs. each NHL team.
- Was 10-0-0 in 10 starts January 3-26 (1 ShO, .921 save percentage and 2.09 goals-against average)
and undefeated in season-high/team-record-tying 14 straight starts December 26-January 26 (12-0-2, 1 ShO, .915 save % and
- Was NHL Player of the Week for January 3-9; was 4-0-0 with a .901 save % and 2.47 GAA.
- Voted Devils MVP by his teammates for the fifth straight season.
- Surpassed 25,000 minutes played mark in NHL career March 2 at Colorado.
- Appeared in his fifth straight All-Star Game.
- First Goalie to post 4 40 win seasons in a row March 30th 2003
Member of Devils' 2000 Stanley Cup Championship team
Member of Devils' 2001 Eastern Conference Championship team