PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCTOBER 9: Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins gets checked by the Phoenix Coyotes at the O2 Arena on October 9, 2010 in Prague, Czech Republic. (Photo by Brian Babineau/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