WINNIPEG, CANADA - FEBRUARY 15: Kyle Wellwood #13 and Eric Tangradi #27 of the Winnipeg Jets take part in the pre-game warm up prior to NHL action against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the MTS Centre on February 15, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Lance Thomson/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