ST. LOUIS, MO - JANUARY 20: Jaroslav Halak #41 of the St. Louis Blues makes a save against Jan Mursak #39 of the Detroit Red Wings at the Scottrade Center on January 20, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/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