Named Best Goaltender at EJC-A (1976, 1977) WJC-A All-Star Team (1979) Named Best Goaltender at WJC-A (1979) Swedish World All-Star Team (1979, 1980, 1983) AHL First All-Star Team (1981) Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award (fewest goals against AHL) (1981) (shared with Robbie Moore) Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (Rookie of the Year AHL) (1981) Les Cunningham Award (MVP AHL) (1981) NHL All-Rookie Team (1983) NHL First All-Star Team (1985) Vezina Trophy (1985)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1983, 1985)
Died of injuries suffered in an automobile accident, November 10, 1985.
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