EDMONTON, CANADA - JANUARY 14: Meaghan Mikkelson (C) and Shannon Szabados (L), members of Team Canada in women's hockey at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, join Edmonton Oilers' head coach Pat Quinn at center ice with the Olympic torch before a game between the Edmonton Oilers and the Pittsburgh Penguins at Rexall Place on January 14, 2010 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