SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 17: Jordan Eberle #14 and Taylor Hall #4 of the Edmonton Oilers celebrates after Eberle scored a goal against the San Jose Sharks at HP Pavilion at San Jose on December 17, 2011 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/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