NHL First All-Star Team (1937) Lady Byng Trophy (1937)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1937)
Signed as a free agent by NY Americans, October 27, 1927. Claimed by Boston from NY Americans (New Haven-Can-Am) in Inter-League Draft, May 13, 1929. Traded to Detroit by Boston with Art Giroux for Cooney Weiland and Walt Buswell, July 11, 1935. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, October 20, 1939. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh (IAHL), February 11, 1940.
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