CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 30: Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks gets the puck in the net, past goalie Martin Jones #31 of the Los Angeles Kings, as Matt Greene #2 of the Kings watches from the left during the NHL game on December 30, 2013 at the United Center 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