SUNRISE, FL - APRIL 6: Goaltender Michal Neuvirth #30 of the Washington Capitals stands quietly on the bench prior to the start of the game against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on April 6, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/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