Here's my feelings on the situation. If Marty came out and said, "Hey, look, I'm done after this season," then I'd keep him as a backup and let him retire as a Devil. But the fact that he's unhappy and seems to be heavily leaning towards playing again next season is significant and the Devils can NOT re-sign him. They just can't. It would be so utterly counter-productive and I have no faith that Pete (who I think will be back) won't fvck it up if Marty comes back. With that being said, trade him instead of letting him walk for nothing because either way it seems he won't finish his career in this jersey. I've made my peace with it.
thats the thing. we have so much connection with him that he is like a family member. and seeing him go onto another team wouldnt be an insult. and i guarantee everyone here would cheer him on with whatever team he is on. hes paid his dues here. he can do whatever he wants. i wont hold anything against him.