Selected by LA Sharks (WHA) in 1973 WHA Amateur Draft, June, 1973. WHA rights transferred to Cincinnati (WHA) after Michigan-Baltimore (WHA) franchise folded, June, 1975. Claimed by Winnipeg from Los Angeles in 1979 Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979.
I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.
— Brian Elliott to Jeremy Rutherford of the Post-Dispatch on being the Blues' No. 1 goalie