DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 10: Derek Morris #53 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates his first period goal with Keith Yandle #3, Shane Doan #19 and Antoine Vermette #50 while playing the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on October 10, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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