ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 21: High school students pose for photos on their way to prom before Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals between the St. Louis Blues and the San Jose Sharks during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scottrade Center on April 21, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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