BUFFALO, NY - NOVEMBER 27: Young fans are excited to get a close-up view as Ryan Miller #30 and the rest of the Buffalo Sabres take to the ice to play the Montreal Canadiens on November 27, 2013 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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