Brother of Bill
Loaned to Boston by Detroit (Indianapolis-AHL) for remainder of 1950-51 season for Steve Kraftcheck, December 5, 1950. Traded to Chicago by Detroit for Doug McCaig, September 18, 1951. Claimed by Chicago from Calgary (WHL - Chicago) in Inter-League Draft, June 14, 1954. Traded to Montreal by Chicago for Fred Burchell, July 3, 1955. Transaction voided when Quackenbush officially announced retirement, July 15, 1955.
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