OTTAWA, CANADA - APRIL 5: Jason Spezza #19 of the Ottawa Senators uses his body to protect the puck as Jordan Caron #38 of the Boston Bruins chases him around the net during an NHL game at Scotiabank Place on April 5, 2012 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/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