Signed as a free agent by Detroit (Sudbury-EPHL), October, 1959. Signed as a free agent by Montreal (North Bay-EPHL), October, 1961. NHL rights transferred to Toronto after NHL club purchased Denver (WHL) franchise and relocated team to Victoria, June, 1964. Claimed by Providence (AHL) from Toronto in Reverse Draft, June 15, 1966.
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