COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 28: Shawn Hunwick #31 of the Columbus Blue Jackets stretches prior to the start of the game against the Detroit Red Wings on March 28, 2012 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Hunwick was signed to a one day amateur try-out contract by the Columbus Blue Jackets. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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