PCHL Northern First All-Star Team (1949)
Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by NY Rangers with Ed Reigle, Jackie Gordon, Fred Shero and cash for Hy Buller and Wally Hergesheimer, May 14, 1951. Traded to Chicoutimi (QMHL) by Montreal (QMHL) for Jimmy Moore, September 25, 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