Father of Peter USHL Second All-Star Team (1948) Leader Cup (WHL MVP) (1955) Lester Patrick Trophy (1998)
Traded to Chicago by Detroit with George Gee, Jimmy Peters, Clare Martin, Rags Raglan and Jim McFadden for $75,000 and future considerations (Hugh Coflin, October, 1951), August 20, 1951. Missed entire 1951-52 due to back surgery.
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