Missed remainder of 1995-96 due to concussion vs. Los Angeles, November 22, 1995. Missed majority of 1996-97 due to concussion vs. Washington, November 29, 1996. Missed remainder of 1997-98 due to concussion vs. Buffalo, November 22, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Boston, September 10, 1998.
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