EDMONTON, CANADA - FEBRUARY 21 : Tom Gilbert #77 of the Minnesota Wild in his first game back to Rexall Place against the Edmonton Oilers on February 21, 2013 at in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/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