OTTAWA - OCTOBER 23: Members of the Ottawa Senators management and coaching staff pose with their Hockey Fights Cancer ties prior to a game against the Montreal Canadiens at Scotiabank Place on October 23, 2010 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. From left to right, they are: Rick Wamsley; Tim Pattyson, Tim Murray, Cory Clouston, Brad Lauer, Bryan Murray and Greg Carvel. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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