Selected by Toronto (WHA) in 1975 WHA Amateur Draft, May, 1975. Transferred to Birmingham (WHA) after Toronto (WHA) franchise relocated, June 30, 1976. Signed as a free agent by Quebec (WHA), September 29, 1978. Rights retained by Quebec prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 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