UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 14: Goaltender Jean-Sebastian Giguere #35 of the Toronto Maple Leafs makes a pad save against a shot from Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders on March 14, 2010 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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