ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 05: Max Pacioretty #67 of the Montreal Canadiens celebrates his goal with David Desharnais #51 and Brendan Gallagher #11 of the Montreal Canadiens for a 2-0 lead over the Anaheim Ducks during the first period at Honda Center on March 5, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/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