CCHA First All-Star Team (1982) NCAA West First All-American Team (1982)
Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, May 12, 1982. Traded to NY Rangers by Los Angeles with Los Angeles' 4th round choice (Mike Sullivan) in 1987 Entry Draft for Roland Melanson and Grant Ledyard, December 9, 1985. Traded to Minnesota by NY Rangers for Minnesota's 3rd round choice (Simon Gagne) in 1987 Entry Draft, September 8, 1986. Traded to Calgary by Minnesota with Minnesota's 4th round choice (Robert Reichel) in 1989 Entry Draft for Shane Churla and Perry Berezan, March 4, 1989. Traded to Detroit by Calgary for Marc Habscheid, June 11, 1991.
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