Traded to Atlanta by Vancouver with Don Lever for Ivan Boldirev and Darcy Rota, February 8, 1980. Transferred to Calgary after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 24, 1980. Traded to Detroit by Calgary for future considerations (Rick Vasko, May 28, 1981), February 24, 1981. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 2, 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