VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 27: Linesman Mark Wheler #56 looks on as Darcy Hordichuk #24 of the Vancouver Canucks checks Mike Weaver #43 of the St. Louis Blues down to the ice during their game at General Motors Place on January 27, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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