ST. LOUIS, MO - MARCH 29: St. Louis Blues fans take pictures of Maxim Lapierre #40 of the St. Louis Blues during warm ups prior to an NHL game against the Dallas Stars on March 29, 2014 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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