Maxime Talbot of the Pittsburgh Penguins kicks the loose puck in front of Brett Lebda of the Detroit Red Wings during Game One of the 2009 Stanley Cup Final. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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