CCHA Second All-Star Team (1988) CCHA First All-Star Team (1990) NCAA West Second All-American Team (1990)
Claimed on waivers by Hartford from Calgary, October 6, 1995. Transferred to Carolina after Hartford franchise relocated, June 25, 1997. Traded to NY Rangers by Carolina for NY Rangers' 4th round choice (Tommy Westlund) in 1998 Entry Draft, August 8, 1997. Traded to San Jose by NY Rangers for Rich Brennan, March 24, 1998. Missed majority of 1998-99 due to heart surgery, September 1998.
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