DETROIT - NOVEMBER 13: Newest member of the Hockey Hall of Fame Dino Ciccarelli drops the opening puck with Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings and Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on November 13, 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