Playoff Notes: 1st NHL playoff in 3rd NHL season ... Recalled 5/8 from Providence/AHL ... Round 2 vs Mtl: 1-1=2 in 3 gp ... Scored his 1st NHL playoff goal in his 1st NHL playoff game with the OT score on 5/8 in gm 4 and added his 1st NHL playoff assist 5/10 in gm 5 ... Career OT: 1-0=1 in 1 gp
2013-14 Notes: 20-10=30 totals in 44 Providence/AHL gp … Recalled once to Boston, 12/8-1/12 w/2-0=2 totals in 14 gp … 1st gm as Bruin 12/8 at Toronto w/1st pt as Bruin goal 12/23 at Nashville … Inj: 1 … DND: 1
Playoff Fun Fact: Became the 6th player in Bruins history to score his 1st career NHL playoff goal in overtime, joining Mel Hill (1939), Des Smith (1942), Peter Douris (1992), Marc Savard (2008) and Patrice Bergeron (2004), when he scored at 1:19 of OT on 5/8 in Montreal in gm 4 of this series
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