ANAHEIM, CA - FEBRUARY 1: Jordie Benn #24 of the Dallas Stars reaches for the puck against Teemu Selanne #8 of the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on February 1, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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