Winning the Stanley Cup and retiring.
That's how every NHL player (and coach) would ideally like to end his career.
But rarely does that dream come true for aging veteran players.
Brodeur, showed tonight, at the age of 40, why he is still considered a top 10 goaltender in the game, by simply besting the Flyers and their goalie, Ilya Bryzgalov, in a five-game series win on the road in Philadelphia.
Brodeur is flying a bit under the goaltender radar for these playoffs after the strong performances of Mike Smith of the Phoenix Coyotes and Jonathan Quick of the LA Kings over the first two rounds of the playoffs.
But it will be Brodeur, not Quick or Smith, that will walk out with the Stanley Cup and retire on top of the world at the end of this season.
Here are five reasons why.