NHL Second All-Star Team (1948) Lady Byng Trophy (1948) Hart Trophy (1948) AHL Second All-Star Team (1952)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1949)
Rights traded to Mtl. Maroons by Montreal for Sammy McManus, September 10, 1936. Traded to Montreal by Mtl. Maroons for cash, September 24, 1938. Traded to NY Rangers by Montreal with Frank Eddolls for Hal Laycoe, Joe Bell and George Robertson, August 19, 1947. Named playing coach of Cincinnati (IHL), September 24, 1952.
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