RALEIGH, NC - FEBRUARY 21: Ryan Murphy #7 of the Carolina Hurricanes practices prior to an NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets on February 21, 2013 at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Hurricanes recalled Murphy from the Kitchener Rangers (OHL) on an emergency basis. The 19-year-old defenseman will make his NHL debut tonight. (Photo by Phil Ellsworth/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