DETROIT - MARCH 3: Brian Rafalski #28 of the Detroit Red Wings gets the puck away from the net as teammate Chris Osgood #30 and Ryan Kesler #17 of the Vancouver Canucks watch during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on March 3, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. Vancouver defeated Detroit 6-3. (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