MONTREAL, QC - MARCH 15: Mathias and his father Yanick Gadbois of Sherbrooke, Quebec take in the warmup period prior to the NHL game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Ottawa Senators at the Bell Centre on March 15, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/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