PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 16: Ray Emery #29 of the Philadelphia Flyers warms up before the game against the Washington Capitals at Wells Fargo Center on September 16, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/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