Traded to Philadelphia by Los Angeles with Patrik Hersley for Denis Gauthier and Philadelphia's 2nd round choice (later traded to Minnesota Minesota selected Jason Zucker) in 2010 Entry Draft, July 1, 2008. Traded to Boston by Philadelphia with Philadelphia's 4th round choice (Lane MacDermid) in 2009 Entry Draft for Andrew Alberts, October 14, 2008.
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