* Had points in back-to-back games (3/30-31, 1-1-2) * Recalled from Hershey 3/27 * Had 6-21-27 and a +19 rating in 27 games with the Bears * Had goals in back-to-back games (11/18-22, 2-1-3 in that time)
Traded to Buffalo by Ottawa for Vaclav Varada and Buffalo's 5th round choice (Tim Cook) in 2003 Entry Draft, February 25, 2003. Traded to Washington by Buffalo for Mike Grier, March 9, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Omsk (KHL), April 22, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Ufa (KHL), July 5, 2010.
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