Traded to Vancouver by Pittsburgh for Vancouver's 6th round choice (Ian Moran) in 1990 Entry Draft, October 24, 1989. Traded to Pittsburgh by Vancouver with Barry Pederson and Tony Tanti for Dave Capuano, Andrew McBain and Dan Quinn, January 8, 1990. Claimed by Los Angeles from Pittsburgh in Waiver Draft, October 1, 1990. Traded to Chicago by Los Angeles for Chris Norton and future considerations, October 28, 1991.
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