Tribute to Photographer Denis Brodeur
Denis Brodeur, the father of New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur and one of hockey's greatest photographers, passed away at the age of 82 on Sept. 26, 2013. Here's a sample of some of his most memorable photographs.
The Red Wings' Gordie Howe scores a goal on Maple Leafs goalie Johnny Bower in Toronto in the early 1960s.
Paul Henderson and Bobby Clarke (left) of Team Canada celebrate Henderson's series-winning goal in Game 8 of the 1972 Summit Series between Canada and the Soviet Union at the Luzhniki Ice Palace in Moscow on Sept. 28, 1972.
Canadiens goalie Ken Dryden blocks the puck while teammate Serge Savard helps defend the goal against the Red Wings' Leon Rochefort during a game at the Montreal Forum circa 1972.
Maple Leafs goalie Jacques Plante looks at a book, <italics>Devant le Filet, </italics>with his photo on the cover in 1973.
Bobby Orr, Denis Potvin and Bobby Clarke of Team Canada celebrate a win against Czechoslovakia after the Canada Cup Final held at the Montreal Forum on Sept. 15, 1976.
Bruins goalie Gerry Cheevers keeps his eyes on the puck in a game against the Montreal Canadiens in the late 1970s.
A very young Martin Brodeur plays street hockey in the late 1970s.
The Maple Leafs' Darryl Sittler screens Canadiens goalie Michel Larocque in the late 1970s.
(Left to right) Canadiens teammates Larry Robinson, Michel Larocque, Ken Dryden and Guy Lafleur pose with their trophies in Montreal following their 1977-78 championship season.
Canadiens goalie Ken Dryden and teammate Brian Engblom defend the net against the Maple Leafs' Walt McKechnie during a game in 1978-79 at the Montreal Forum.
Hartford Whalers Gordie Howe and son Mark Howe chat in a game against the Canadiens in Montreal during the 1979-80 season.
The Canadiens' Guy Lafleur slides into Blackhawks goalie Murray Bannerman while trying to control a loose puck near the net at the Montreal Forum in the early 1980s.
The Oilers' Wayne Gretzky falls in the crease between Canadiens goalie Richard Sevigny and defenseman Larry Robinson during a game at the Montreal Forum in the early 1980s.
Devils goalie Martin Brodeur lunges toward a puck heading for the net in a game against the Canadiens at the Molson Centre in Montreal during the 1996-97 season.
Martin Brodeur poses with his two-year-old son Anthony at their home in Montreal on Aug. 22, 1997. Anthony would grow up playing between the pipes like his father and was drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the 7th round of the 2013 NHL Draft.