Devils' Martin Brodeur sidelined with knee sprain
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Record-setting New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur has been sidelined with a non-operable knee sprain, the team said Tuesday.
Brodeur, who holds the NHL record for wins by a goaltender (615), was injured during the first period of Sunday's 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens and is listed as day-to-day, the Devils said in a statement.
The 38-year-old is 13-19-2 this season for the Devils, who have the fourth-worst record in the 30-team league.
New Jersey's Johan Hedberg will start in goal for Tuesday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.
(Reporting by Gene Cherry in Salvo, North Carolina. Editing by Frank Pingue in Toront)