GLENDALE, AZ - APRIL 15: Martin Havlat #9 of the San Jose Sharks looks to pass the puck around the defense of David Schlemko #6 of the Phoenix Coyotes during the first period at Jobing.com Arena on April 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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