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As everyone knows, New Jersey has one of the best, if not the best netminder of this generation in Martin Brodeur. Brodeur has won three Stanley Cups and set numerous Devils and NHL records over his career. He is in the twilight of his career, but he can still put up solid numbers, finishing the 2011-12 season with a record of 31-21-4 to go with a .908 save percentage and 2.41 GAA, as well as three shutouts.
In the playoffs, he has a career record of 99-82 with 23 shutouts and has posted a .919 save percentage and 2.01 GAA.
Brodeur is backed up by veteran Johan Hedberg. This year, Hedberg went 17-17-2 with a .918 save percentage and a 2.23 GAA (eighth in the NHL). He has a playoff record of 10-12 with two shutouts to accompany a .914 save percentage and 2.33 GAA.
In Florida, Jose Theodore has served as the Panthers' starting goalie this season. He posted a 22-16-11 mark with three shutouts as well as a .917 save percentage and a 2.46 GAA. However, he has struggled in the playoffs, as his record is 19-28 with a .911 save percentage and 2.82 GAA.
Scott Clemmensen serves as Theodore’s backup and finished the year with a 14-6-6 record, posting a .913 save percentage and 2.57 GAA. However, he has no playoff experience, playing just seven minutes of one game with the Devils in the 2006 postseason.
Edge: New Jersey. Brodeur may be old, but his skill and experience should not be overlooked in the postseason.