EDMONTON, AB - DECEMBER 21: Devan Dubnyk #40 of the Edmonton Oilers cools down during warm up before his first ever NHL start. The game came against the St. Louis Blues at Rexall Place on December 21, 2009 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images)
This is a great day for me. This is something I've been thinking about for a long time. This is a great opportunity that the St. Louis Blues organization, (owner) Tom Stillman and Doug Armstrong are giving me and trusting me in doing...This is going to be a great challenge for me.
— Martin Brodeur, after announcing his retirement as an NHL player and becoming a senior adviser with the Blues on Thursday