ANAHEIM, CA - DECEMBER 11: David Steckel #20 of the Anaheim Ducks is pursued by Nino Niederreiter #22 of the Minnesota Wild for the puck in the first period at Honda Center on December 11, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/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