Signed as a free agent by Detroit, March 18, 1993. Claimed by Pittsburgh from Detroit in Waiver Draft, January 18, 1995. Claimed by Edmonton from Pittsburgh in Waiver Draft, January 18, 1995. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 23, 1995. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, August 23, 1996.
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