Signed as a free agent by Mtl. Wanderers (NHA), January 12, 1914. Rights retained by Mtl. Wanderers after NHA folded, November 26, 1917. Claimed by Montreal from Mtl. Wanderers in Dispersal Draft, January 4, 1918. Transferred to Ottawa by Montreal for the remainder of the 1921-22 season as compensation for Montreal acquiring the rights to Sprague Cleghorn (November 26, 1921), January 6, 1922. 1923-24 Stanley Cup totals includes series with Calgary (WCHL) and Vancouver (PCHA).
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