GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 20: General view outside of Jobing.com Arena before the NHL game between the Chicago Blackhawks and Phoenix Coyotes on January 20, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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