QSHL First All-Star Team (1947, 1948, 1949) Byng of Vimy Trophy (QSHL MVP) (1947, 1948, 1949) NHL Second All-Star Team (1953) QHL First All-Star Team (1956) Vezina Memorial Trophy (QHL Top Goaltender) (1956) AHL Second All-Star Team (1958)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1951, 1952, 1953)
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