ST. LOUIS, MO - MARCH 17: Kevin Shattenkirk #22 of the St. Louis Blues is tripped by Mark Stuart #5 of the Winnipeg Jets as he chases down a loose puck at the Scottrade Center on March 17, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/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