BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: Reilly Smith #18 of the Boston Bruins scores a goal against the Detroit Red Wings in Game Two of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 20, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/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