TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 8: Goalie Kristers Gudlevskis #37 of the Tampa Bay Lightning warms up prior to a game against the Detroit Red Wings at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on February 8, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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