DETROIT, MI - MARCH 18: Tomas Tatar #21 and Riley Sheahan #15 of the Detroit Red Wings skate off the ice with teammate Gustav Nyquist #14 after he scored a first period goal during an NHL game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on March 18, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via 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