Missed five games (11/14-11/22) due to injury ... Sparred with Deryk Engelland vs. CGY (11/2) ... Served as a healthy extra in six games (11/1-11/2, 11/8, 11/28-12/2) ... Scored his first NHL goal at VAN (10/26) ... Led WSH in hits (6) and penalty minutes (7) at EDM (10/22) ... Recorded 6:41 of ice time vs. FLA (10/18) ... Led all skaters in hits (5) vs. NJ (10/16) ... Earned his first NHL point with an assist vs. SJ (10/14) ... Registered 6:59 of ice time at BOS (10/11) ... Recorded three hits and seven penalty minutes in his NHL debut vs. MTL (10/9).
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