Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, August 10, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 24, 2006. Traded to Anaheim by Vancouver for Colby Genoway, January 24, 2007. Traded to Tampa Bay by Anaheim for Doug O'Brien, February 27, 2007.
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