Martin Brodeur of the New Jersey Devils won the Vezina Trophy for the third time in four years. Broudeur was a Vezina Trophy finalist for the fourth consecutive season and for the seventh time in the past 10 campaigns. Brodeur won NHL-record 48 games, surpassing Bernie Parent's 47 in 1973-74. The first team All-Star led the league in shutouts (12) and ranked third in goals-against average (2.18). Also a Hart Trophy finalist, Brodeur finished the season in second place on the League's all-time victories list with 494, behind only Patrick Roy (551), and third on the all-time shutouts list with 92. Vancouver's netminder Roberto Luongo was the runner-up.