CALGARY, AB - JANUARY 30: Jay Bouwmeester #4, Cory Sarich #6, Dustin Boyd #16 and Mikael Backlund #60 of the Calgary Flames celebrate a goal against the Edmonton Oilers on January 30, 2010 at Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/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