NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 8: Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators eyes a shot from Predators Patrick Eaves #17 in warm-ups prior to a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Bridgestone Arena on March 8, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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