SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 3: Patrick Marleau #12, Ryane Clowe #29, Dany Heatley #15, and Ian White #9 of the San Jose Sharks celebrate a goal against the Detroit Red Wings during an NHL game on March 3, 2011 at HP Pavilion at San Jose in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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