DETROIT, MI - APRIL 07: Linesman Jay Sharrers #57 drops the puck for a face off between Jaden Schwartz #9 of the St. Louis Blues and Joakim Andersson #63 of the Detroit Red Wings during a NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on April 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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