Brother of Barclay and Bob AHL Second All-Star Team (1975)
Traded to Minnesota by Montreal with the rights to Barrie Meissner and Leo Thiffault for Bryan Watson, June 6, 1967. Claimed by NY Rangers from Minnesota in Intra-League Draft, June 12, 1968. Traded to St. Louis by NY Rangers with Camille Henry and Robbie Irons for Don Caley and Wayne Rivers, June 13, 1968. Claimed by Atlanta from St. Louis in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1972. Claimed by Minnesota from Atlanta in Intra-League Draft, June 12, 1973.
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