CALGARY, CANADA - APRIL 10: Dustin Butler, a University of Calgary goaltender warms up with the Vancouver Canucks before their game against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on April 10, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Dustin Butler was called upon as a backup goalie to starting goalie Roberto Luongo since Cory Schneider is out due to illness. (Photo by Derek Leung/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