COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 13: A fan takes takes a look at the Olympic jersey and gold medal of Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets that was on display prior to the start of the game between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the St. Louis Blues on March 13, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio on March 13, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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