Brother of Aaron and Paul WCHA First All-Star Team (1981) NCAA West First All-American Team (1981) Hobey Baker Memorial Award (Top U.S. Collegiate Player) (1981) Lester Patrick Trophy (1998)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1983, 1986)
Transferred to Dallas after Minnesota franchise relocated, June 9, 1993. Traded to New Jersey by Dallas for Corey Millen, February 27, 1995. Traded to Los Angeles by New Jersey for future considerations, November 22, 1996. Claimed on waivers by Dallas from Los Angeles, January 28, 1997.
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