netted 14 goals and 18 assists for 32 points in 33 games with the Yale Bulldogs this season ... signed with Calgary on Mar.17 ... played his first NHL game on Mar.21 ... scored his first career NHL goal on Apr.4 (Luongo) ... earned his first NHL assist on Apr.9
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