Playoff Notes: 5th NHL playoff in 9th NHL season ... Round 2 vs Mtl: 1-0=1 in 6 gp ... Scored his 1st goal of this post-season 5/3 in gm 2 ... Round 1 vs Det: Did not play in the series ... 3 career multi-pt games ... Career OT: 1-0=1 in 22 gp ... Career Game 7s: 6 (4-2)
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