CALGARY, AB - JANUARY 28: The Chicago Blackhawks celebrate the goal of Patrick Kane #88 as a dejected Matt Stajan #18 of the Calgary Flames skates away during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on January 28, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/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