MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 28: Stand-up comic Michel Mpambara, spokesman of the fourth annual Bell 'Let's Talk' day to raise awareness around mental health issues, gives a flyer to a young fan of the Montreal Canadiens, before the game against the Carolina Hurricanes during the NHL game on January 28, 2014 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/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