*Recorded five hits at COL (12/14)
*Skated 10:18, registered 2 shots and tied for team lead with 4 hits at SJ (12/12) in first NHL game since Oct. 27, 2011
*Tallied 14 points (9-5=14), 24 PIM and 3 PPGs in 24 games with Iowa this season
*Led team in goals and ranked T-4th in scoring at time of recall
*Began 2011-12 season with Minnesota and totaled three assists, six PIM and a plus-1 rating in 9 games before being reassigned to Kelowna (WHL) on Oct. 31, 2011
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