USHL First All-Star Team (1947, 1948) USHL Second All-Star Team (1950)
Traded to Detroit by Toronto with Ray Powell for Gerry Brown, September 21, 1946. Traded to Chicago by Detroit for cash, June, 1947. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Chicago (Kansas City-USHL) for Ed Wares, January 28, 1949. Traded to Chicago (Kansas City-USHL) by Cleveland (AHL) with Ralph Wycherley for Al Rollins, September 13, 1949.
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