PITTSBURGH, PA - JANUARY 31: Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins and General Manager Ray Shero of the Penguins answer reporters' questions during a press conference held before the game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Pittsburgh Penguins on January 31, 2012 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Shero and Crosby addressed the media concerning Crosby's injuries. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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