While shutting out the Buffalo Sabres 3-0, Brodeur tied Terry Sawchuk with his 103rd career shutout. Stopping 22 shots in the process, the Devils goaltender won his 18th game of the season as New Jersey continued their success on the road. The next active goalie behind Brodeur is Detroit's Chris Osgood(notes) who is 53 shutouts away. Brodeur's next record to break is most games played by a goaltender, currently held by Patrick Roy. As it stands, he's five games away from breaking that mark.
With his best effort of the season, Budaj denied 35 St. Louis shots, winning his third game and keeping the Blues scoreless for his first shutout of the season. The win gave Budaj 84 career victories for the Avalanche, tying him with Stephane Fiset for fourth place on the franchise's all-time wins list.
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