Missed majority of 1998-99 due to ankle injury. Missed majority of 1999-2000, 2000-01, 2001-02 and 2002-03 due to abdominal injury, October, 1999. Missed majority of 2005-06 and 2006-07 due to concussion.
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