BOSTON, MA - JANUARY 2: Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins leads the team out to the ice for warm ups before the game against the Nashville Predators at the TD Garden on January 2, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau/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