DETROIT - MAY 6: Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings is congratulated by teammates Niklas Kronwall #55, Todd Bertuzzi #44 and Henrik Zetterberg #40 for his four goals on the San Jose Sharks within the first period during Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 6, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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