NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 15: (L - R) Colin Wilson, Pekka Rinne and Anders Lindback of the Nashville Predators arrive to play the New Jersey Devils in an NHL game on October 15, 2011 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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