MONTREAL, CANADA - MARCH 30: Kyra Bhakti of Pickering, Ontario holds a sign supporting her favourite Montreal Canadiens prior to the NHL game between the Montreal Canadiens and the New York Rangers at the Bell Centre on March 30, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/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