PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 30: Lee Stempniak #22 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his first period goal against Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks during the game at Consol Energy Center on March 30, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/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