Signed as a free agent by California, October, 1971. Selected by Edmonton (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 13, 1972. WHA rights traded to Phoenix (WHA) by Edmonton (WHA) for cash, June, 1974. Traded to Cincinnati (WHA) by Phoenix (WHA) for cash, April, 1977. Traded to Edmonton (WHA) by Cincinnati (WHA) for Butch Deadmarsh, December, 1977.
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