CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 16: Members of the Chicago Blackhawks participate in warm-ups wearing green jerseys for St. Patrick's Day before a game against the Detroit Red Wings at the United Center on March 16, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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