NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 29: The assistant coaches of the New Jersey Devils (L-R) Dave Barr, Mike Foligno, Scott Stevens and Chris Terreri look on from the bench during pregame warmups prior to the game against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Prudential Center on October 29, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via 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