VANCOUVER, CANADA - APRIL 4: Vancouver Canuck mascot Fin looks on as former Vancouver Canuck player Pavel Bure laughs as he holds a baby during a visit to Children's Hospital in Vancouver April 4, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Bure will be attending the NHL game between the Edmonton Oilers and the Vancouver Canucks tonight. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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