Rights retained by Montreal after NHA folded, November 26, 1917. Traded to Hamilton by Montreal for cash, October 1, 1922. Traded to Toronto by Hamilton with Amos Arbour and George Carey for Ken Randall, the NHL rights to Corb Denneny and cash, December 14, 1923. Signed as a free agent by Toronto (Can-Pro) after clearing NHL Waivers, October 20, 1927.
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