Brother of Reg and Max NHL First All-Star Team (1943, 1944, 1947) NHL Second All-Star Team (1949)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951)
Missed entire 1944-45 NHL season after being given permission to stay home and tend family farm by Canadian Armed Forces officials, September, 1944. Traded to NY Rangers by Chicago for cash, June 30, 1953.
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