MONTREAL, QC - APRIL 10: A wax figure of Maurice ''Rocket'' Richard is inaugurated at the Montreal Canadiens Hall of Fame by Musee Grevin prior to the game between the New York Islanders and the Montreal Canadiens on April 10, 2014 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The wax statue was produced by Musee Grevin to celebrate Richard's life and accomplishments. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/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