GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 18: Jordan Szwarz #29 of the Phoenix Coyotes (L) celebrates with teammates Jeff Halpern #14 and Michael Stone #29 following his first period goal against the New Jersey Devils at Jobing.com Arena on January 18, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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