NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 31: Goalie Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils makes a save during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Prudential Center on December 31, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/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