SUNRISE, FL - APRIL 7: Cory Conacher #89 of the Ottawa Senators is congratulated by teammates after scoring a first period goal against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on April 7, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/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