Dave Annable is a longtime New Jersey Devils fan and veteran NHL.com celebrity blogger. Dave is best known for his role as Justin Walker on the ABC drama, Brothers & Sisters. Dave is a huge fan of Martin Brodeur and models his game after him when goaltending at a recreational men’s hockey league in California.
It's a tribute to him, and everything he's done and deserved is coming to fruition tonight with his jersey in the rafters. He's going to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. And I said today, if he's not, take my stuff out. If he doesn't deserve to be in there first ballot, no one does. Except for (Wayne) Gretzky, I guess.
— Hockey Hall of Fame member Brett Hull on former teammate Mike Modano, whose No. 9 was retired by the Dallas Stars on Saturday