NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 16: Ruslan Fedotenko #19, Derek Stepan #21 and Brandon Dubinsky #17 of the New York Rangers against stand on the bench for the National Anthem prior to the start of the game against the Philadelphia Flyers on January 16, 2011 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/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