NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 7: Patric Hornqvist #27 and Richard Clune #16 of the Nashville Predators get ready to take the ice for warm ups against the San Jose Sharks of the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on January 7, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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