RALEIGH, NC - FEBRUARY 11: 100 fans receive two tickets to get their heads shaved for the St. Baldrick's Foundation to raise awareness for childhood cancer prior to a NHL game between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Buffalo Sabres on February 11, 2010 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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