VANCOUVER, CANADA - MAY 1: Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks tries to check Dan Boyle #22 of the San Jose Sharks off the puck during the second period in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, May 01, 2013 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/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