At 41, Martin Brodeur is the oldest active NHL goaltender. The New Jersey Devils great has played in 1,226 regular-season and 205 postseason games. He is the NHL's all-time wins leader with 671 victories, and his 121 shutouts are also the most among all NHL players. Compared to basketball, hockey "isn't as high-impact on the legs," Dr. Riley Williams says. "Skating is pretty well tolerated a lot longer." Still, almost two decades of pucks to the head and chest have got to take a toll.
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