GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 06: Former teammates Zbynek Michalek #4 of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Radim Vrbata #17 of the Phoenix Coyotes catch up prior to facing off against each other on November 6, 2010 at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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