UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 10: Guillaume Latendresse #48 of the Minnesota Wild carries a puck in his mouth during warmups prior to his game against the New York Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October10, 2011 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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