San Jose Sharks vs. Detroit Red Wings - Game Three
DETROIT - MAY 4: Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks skates with the puck around the defense of Brad Stuart #23 of the Detroit Red Wings during Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 4, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. (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