SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 19: Brent Burns #88 of the San Jose Sharks is congratulated by teammates after he scored a goal during the first period against the Calgary Flames at SAP Center on October 19, 2013 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/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