Bill Masterton Trophy (1980) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1976, 1977) Traded to California by Philadelphia with Larry Wright and Philadelphia's 1st round choice (Rob Chipperfield) in 1974 Amateur Draft for Reggie Leach, May 24, 1974. Transferred to Cleveland after California franchise relocated, August 26, 1976. Protected by Minnesota prior to Minnesota-Cleveland Dispersal Draft, June 15, 1978. Traded to Vancouver by Minnesota for Harold Snepsts, June 21, 1984.
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