To put Brodeur's feat in perspective: Patrick Roy is second among goalies in all-time games played at 1,029 and Nikolai Khabibulin is the closest active player with 783 games. Yeah. Wow.
Here's what Brodeur had to say about it:
Congrats to Marty. By the time he retires, that number should be among the most untouchable records in the history of sports.