ONTARIO, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Goaltender Thomas Greiss #1 of the San Jose Sharks warms up for the game with the Los Angeles Kings on September 17, 2009 at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)a
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