When asked in an interview with nj.com if he would return for the 2014-15 season, Brodeur simply said “I think so.” He added that he would take time over the summer to think it over. If the 41 year old backstop were to come back for another season it we be his 22 season in the NHL.
Brodeur would be an unrestricted free agent this offseason, and the Devils may be looking to move forward with Cory Schneider, so Brodeur may find himself playing elsewhere. That leaves the question of where Brodeur could land. Brodeur has a son playing in the QMJHL near Ottawa and twins in school in Minnesota. While Brodeur would like to play there, it doesn’t make much sense for the teams. The Wild have good depth in net so unless there are a couple trades it is unlikely they will look to sign him. The same goes for Ottawa unless they decided to part ways with Craig Anderson it is unlikely to see Brodeur in Ottawa. I think a likely place for Brodeur to land is in Toronto. James Reimer seems to be on his way out of Toronto so Brodeur could split time with Jonathan Bernier.
Whether or not Marty is playing next year he still had one of the best careers in all of sports. He has had a career longer than I’ve been alive. He will probably go down as the best goaltender to play the game.