ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 16: Kyle Palmieri #21 of the Anaheim Ducks slides the puck under the stick of goaltender Kari Lehtonen #32 of the Dallas Stars for a goal in the first period of Game One of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on April 16, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/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