Early in the third period, Beauchemin delivered a blindside hit to Jeff Carter that resulted in an injury to the Columbus forward. Jacques meanwhile, delivered an elbow to R.J. Umberger with 5:43 left in the game. He was given a five-minute major for boarding.
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