CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 30: Jonas Brodin #25 of the Minnesota Wild approaches the puck as Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks reaches from behind in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on April 30, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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