Played in NHL All-Star Game (1976, 1978)
Traded to Washington by Philadelphia with Don McLean and Philadelphia's 1st round choice (Alex Forsyth) in 1975 Amateur Draft for Washington's 1st round choice (Mel Bridgman) in 1975 Amateur Draft, June 4, 1975. Traded to Atlanta by Washington for Gerry Meehan, Jean Lemieux and Buffalo's 1st round choice (previously acquired, Atlanta selected Greg Carroll) in 1976 Amateur Draft, January 22, 1976. Transferred to Calgary after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 24, 1980.
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