NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 03: Center Ryan Carter #20 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche at Prudential Center on February 3, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/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