CALGARY, CANADA - NOVEMBER 15: Tom Kostopoulos #16 of the Calgary Flames jousts with Sergei Gonchar #55 of the Ottawa Senators in front of goalie Craig Anderson #41 in first period NHL action on November 15, 2011 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Mike Ridewood/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