Traded to Montreal by Toronto for Montreal's 2nd round choice (Darryl Shannon) in 1986 Entry Draft and Toronto's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Toronto selected Kent Hulst) in 1986 Entry Draft, September 18, 1985. Traded to Philadelphia by Montreal for Andre Villeneuve, October 30, 1986. Traded to Edmonton by Philadelphia for Jeff Brubaker, March 9, 1987.
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