WCHA Second All-Star Team (1993) WCHA Rookie of the Year (1993) AHL First All-Star Team (1995) Dudley ``Red'' Garrett Memorial Award (Rookie of the Year AHL) (1995) Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award (Outstanding Goaltender AHL) (1995) NHL All-Rookie Team (1995) NHL First All-Star Team (1996) Vezina Trophy (1996)
Traded to Boston by Washington with Anson Carter, Jason Allison and Washington's 3rd round choice (Lee Goren) in 1997 Entry Draft for Bill Ranford, Adam Oates and Rick Tocchet, March 1, 1997. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, March 1, 1999.
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