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Joe Bretto

Joe Bretto  #2

Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: November 28, 1912
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Hibbing, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 248
Shoots: Left
AHA First All-Star Team (1938, 1940) AHA Second All-Star Team (1939, 1941, 1942) Signed as a free agent by Detroit Olympics (IHL), October, 1935. Loaned to Windsor (IHL) by Detroit (IHL), November 27, 1935. Traded to Chicago by St. Paul (AHA) for cash, October 15, 1944. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Chicago for cash, November 14, 1944. Suspended for remainder of the 1944-45 season by Cleveland (AHL) for refusing to report, November 19, 1944.
Quote of the Day

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