ST. LOUIS - OCTOBER 22: Jim Schmucke, of the Scottrade Center ice crew, puts the finishing touches on A Hockey Fights Cancer sign on the dasher boards before the NHL game between the St. Louis Blues and the Chicago Blackhawks on October 22, 2010 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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