Patrick Roy stands with Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens during a ceremony to retire his #33 before the Boston Bruins face the Montreal Canadiens during their NHL game at the Bell Centre November 22, 2008 in Montreal, Quebec.(Photo By Dave Sandford/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