Selected by Quebec (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Claimed by Kansas City from Montreal in Expansion Draft, June 12, 1974. Traded to Pittsburgh by Kansas City with Simon Nolet and Kansas City's 1st round choice (Blair Chapman) in 1976 Amateur Draft for Steve Durbano, Chuck Arnason and Pittsburgh's 1st round choice (Greg Carroll) in 1976 Amateur Draft, January 9, 1976. Signed as a free agent by Cincinnati (WHA), October, 1978.
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