CCHA First All-Star Team (1986) NCAA West First All-American Team (1986) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1986) NCAA Championship Tournament MVP (1986)
Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, August 15, 1986. Traded to Buffalo by NY Rangers with NY Rangers' 5th round choice (Alexander Mogilny) in 1988 Entry Draft for Paul Cyr and Buffalo's 10th round choice (Eric Fenton) in 1988 Entry Draft, December 31, 1987. Traded to Los Angeles by Buffalo for Mikko Makela, September 30, 1990. Traded to Dallas by Los Angeles with Los Angeles' 7th round choice (Eoin McInerney) in 1996 Entry Draft for Dallas' 4th round choice (later traded to Washington Washington selected Justin Davis) in 1996 Entry Draft, February 17, 1995. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 19, 1996.
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