COLUMBUS, OH - APRIL 8: Artem Anisimov #42 of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Mike Ribeiro #63 of the Phoenix Coyotes battle for possession of the puck during the first period on April 8, 2014 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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