CALGARY, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have acquired goaltender Brian Elliott from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for Calgary’s second round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft and a conditional third round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft.
Elliott, a native of Newmarket, Ontario, played 41 regular season games for St. Louis in 2015-16 and ranked in the NHL’s top-five in goals-against average (2.07) and save percentage (.930) with a record of 23-8-2. The 31-year-old also led the Blues to the Western Conference Finals in ’15-16 posting a 2.44 GAA and a .921 SV% in 18 playoff appearances. Over 323 career regular season games for three NHL clubs, Elliott has amassed a 165-99-32 record, a 2.40 GAA and a .914 SV%, and in 37 postseason games he has a 2.49 GAA and a .911 SV%.
BRIAN ELLIOTT – GOALTENDER
BORN: Newmarket, ONDATE:April 9, 1985
HEIGHT: 6’2”WEIGHT:209 lbs.
DRAFTED: OTT – 9th round, 291st overall in the 2003 NHL Draft
ACQUIRED: Trade from St. Louis in exchange for Calgary’s second round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft and a conditional third round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft on June 24, 2016