NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 20: The ice resurfacing machine cleans the ice prior to the New York Rangers home opener against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden on January 20, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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