Vitek Vanecek Joins Elite Company with 30-Win Season for NJ Devils

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Vitek Vanecek making a crucial save for the New Jersey Devils, celebrating his historic 30-win season as the team

New Jersey Devils goaltender Vitek Vanecek has made history by becoming only the second goaltender in the team’s history, after legendary Martin Brodeur, to record a 30-win season. The 27-year-old Czech netminder has been exceptional this season, playing a pivotal role in the Devils’ success and securing their place in the playoffs.

In his 44 starts with the Devils this season, Vanecek has amassed 30 wins, with only 10 losses in regulation and 4 in overtime. Additionally, he boasts a commendable 2.47 goals-against average (GAA) and a save percentage (SV%) of .910. Vanecek has also recorded 3 shutouts during the course of the season.

Vanecek’s historic 30th win came in a crucial game against the New York Rangers, a team that could potentially face the Devils in the first round of the playoffs. In this matchup, Vanecek made 24 saves on 25 shots, contributing significantly to the Devils’ victory.

They now stand four points ahead of the Rangers, further strengthening their chances of a home arena advantage in the playoffs.

Vitek Vanecek’s performance this season has been nothing short of remarkable, as he follows in the footsteps of Martin Brodeur, one of the greatest goaltenders in NHL history. Vanecek’s contributions have been vital for the Devils, helping the team secure a coveted playoff spot and giving fans hope for a deep postseason run.

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