MONTREAL, QC - MARCH 1: Joffrey Lupul #19 of the Toronto Maple Leafs moves the puck past Brendan Gallagher #11 and Josh Gorges #26 of the Montreal Canadiens during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on March 1, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/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