Signed as a free agent by Port Huron (IHL), September, 1972. NHL rights transferred to NY Rangers after NHL club signed affiliation agreement with Port Huron (IHL), June, 1974. Claimed by Montreal from NY Rangers in Waiver Draft, October 9, 1978. Traded to Edmonton by Montreal with Dave Lumley for Edmonton's 2nd round choice (Ric Nattress) in 1980 Entry Draft, June 13, 1979. Traded to Boston by Edmonton for Bobby Schmautz, December 10, 1979.
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