NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 4: Newly aquired center Jeff Halpern #22 of the Los Angeles Kings, warms up prior to his first game as a King, against the Nashville Predators on March 4, 2010 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.(Photo by John Russell/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