TORONTO , ON - MARCH 19: Nikolai Kulemin #41 of the Toronto Maple Leafs celebrates his goal against Ondrej Palat #18 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during NHL game action March 19, 2014 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/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