WINNIPEG, CANADA - MARCH 2: Goaltenders Al Montoya #35 of the Winnipeg Jets and Michal Neuvirth #30 of the Washington Capitals mirror each other as they take part in the pre-game warm up at the MTS Centre on March 2, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/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