Claimed by Florida from Pittsburgh in Expansion Draft, June 24, 1993. Missed majority of 2000-01 due to hernia injury vs. Carolina, November 15, 2000. Missed entire 2002-03 due to wrist injury vs. Montreal, January 20, 2002. Officially announced retirement, September 20, 2003.
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