Missed remainder of 1974-75 season and all of 1975-76 due to back surgery, January, 1975. Signed as a free agent by Boston, October 12, 1976. Claimed by Quebec from Boston in Waiver Draft, October 10, 1980. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, September 21, 1981. Transferred to New Jersey after Colorado franchise relocated, June 30, 1982.
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