Brother of Jeff OMJHL Second All-Star Team (1981) AHL Second All-Star Team (1982) NHL All-Rookie Team (1983) Calder Memorial Trophy (1983)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1990, 1991)
Traded to Hartford by Chicago with Bryan Marchment for Eric Weinrich and Patrick Poulin, November 2, 1993. Traded to NY Rangers by Hartford with Nick Kypreos, Barry Richter and Hartford's 6th round choice (Yuri Litvinov) in 1994 Entry Draft for Darren Turcotte and James Patrick, November 2, 1993.
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