*Recorded four hits in 8:47 of ice time vs. DAL (4/10)
*Made Wild debut vs. FLA (3/9) and logged 6:41 in ice time
*Posted 23 points (12-11=23) and 77 PIM in 66 games for AHL Houston
Traded to Minnesota by Boston with Boston's 4th round choice (Alexander Fallstrom) in 2009 Entry Draft for Manny Fernandez, July 1, 2007. Traded to Columbus by Minnesota for future considerations, March 1, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Praha (CzRep), September 2, 2011. Signed as a free agent by MODO (Sweden), January 25, 2012.
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