MONTREAL, QC - MARCH 15: Mathias and his father Yanick Gadbois of Sherbrooke, Quebec take in the warmup period prior to the NHL game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Ottawa Senators at the Bell Centre on March 15, 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