DETROIT - JANUARY 26: Kienan Draper, son of Kris Draper #33 of the Detroit Red Wings, stands in between his father and his teammates Brad Stuart #23, Niklas Kronwall #55, Darren Helm #43 and Patrick Eaves #17 for the national anthem before an NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Joe Louis Arena on January 26, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)
I mean, hockey had to change the rules because of Marty, and that's impressive. I got two Stanley Cup rings because of the guy. Look at the banners of [Scott Niedermayer, Scott Stevens and Ken Daneyko] and Marty is right up there when you think about the New Jersey Devils; he was part of the core group and he'll go down as one of the greatest goalies ever.
— New Jersey Devils center Scott Gomez on former teammate Martin Brodeur, who will announce his retirement Thursday