NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 08: Andrei Loktionov #8 of the Carolina Hurricanes skates with the puck in the first period against Eric Gelinas #22 of the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on March 8, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/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