Scored a goal at STL (4/8) ... Earned an assist at NJ (4/4) ... Recorded 15:49 of ice time at NSH (3/30) ... Missed 22 games due to injury (1/25-2/8, 3/1-3/29) ... Earned 12 PIM vs. OTT (1/21) ... Tallied an assist vs. SJ (1/14) ... Earned an assist vs. TOR (1/10) ... Scored a goal at TB (1/9) ... Earned an assist at BUF (12/29) ... Scored a goal vs. ANA (12/23) ... Scored a goal vs. NJ (12/21) ... Missed two games due to illness (11/15-11/17) ... Earned an assist at FLA (12/13) ... Scored a goal on a penalty shot at NYR (12/8) ... Earned two assists vs. NSH (12/7) ... Scored a goal and earned an assit vs. MTL (11/29) ... Earned an assist vs. MTL (11/22) ... Scored a goal vs. STL (11/17) ... Scored his 100th NHL goal and earned an assist vs. CBJ (11/12) ... Earned an assist and won 11 of 14 faceoffs (79%) at COL (11/10) ...Earned three assists at PHI (11/1) ... Scored a goal at VAN (10/28) ... Earned his first career hat trick and added an assist at CHI (10/1)
Traded to Toronto by Montreal for Greg Pateryn and Toronto's 2nd round choice (later traded to Chicago, later traded back to Toronto, later traded to Boston - Boston selected Jared Knight) in 2010 Entry Draft, July 3, 2008. Signed as a free agent by CSKA Moscow (KHL), September 25, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Washington, August
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