EDMONTON, AB - JANUARY 11: Taylor Hall #4 of the Edmonton Oilers takes a water break during warm-up before a game against the New Jersey Devils at Rexall Place on January 11, 2012 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/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