AHL First All-Star Team (1946, 1950) AHL Second All-Star Team (1947) John B. Sollenberger Trophy (Leading Scorer AHL) (1950) Les Cunningham Award (MVP AHL) (1950) Byng of Vimy Trophy (QMHL MVP) (1952)
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 9, 1939. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Detroit with Harold Jackson for Jim McFadden, June, 1947. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Buffalo (AHL) for Gord Davidson, June 15, 1949.
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