ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 07: Fans cheer as goalie Chris Osgood #30 of the Detroit Red Wings steps on to the ice before the game against the Anaheim Ducks in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals at Honda Center on May 7, 2009 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/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