Traded to Spokane (WHL) by Seattle (WHL) for Justin Ossachuk, December 11, 1997. Traded to Pittsburgh by Colorado with Ville Nieminen for Darius Kasparaitis, March 19, 2002. Claimed by Washington from Pittsburgh in Waiver Draft, October 4, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, September 2, 2004. Traded to Nashville by Phoenix for future considerations, October 24, 2005. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 20, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Springfield (AHL), July 26, 2007.
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