Father of Bob
Suspended for majority of 1952-53 season after CAHA refused to allow Attwell's transfer from London (OHA-B) to Montreal Jr. Canadiens (QJHL), September 2, 1952. Decision overturned by OHA, February 4, 1953. Traded to St. Louis by Montreal with Claude Cardin and Phil Obensdorf for cash, June 7, 1967. Traded to NY Rangers by St. Louis with Ron Stewart for Red Berenson and Barclay Plager, November 29, 1967.
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