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Brian Elliott
Brian Elliott
(BRIGH-uhn EHL-lee-awt)
Number: 30
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 209
Catches: Left
Born: 9 Apr 1985  (Age 31)
Birthplace: Newmarket, ON, Canada
Drafted: OTT / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 9th (291st overall)
2009-10: Finished the season tied for seventh in the NHL with five shutouts and tied for 15th with 29 victories … Established career highs in wins (29), shutouts (five) and games played (55) … Won season Molson Cup and four monthly awards … Named first star of the week by the NHL for periods ending Jan. 25 and March 29, and second star for period ending Feb. 1 … Recorded first career consecutive shutout victories March 22 at Montreal (2-0 win) and March 23 against Philadelphia (2-0 win) … Fell 9:31 shy of equalling Patrick Lalime’s franchise best shutout streak of 184:06 (streak ended March 26 at Buffalo, 4-2 win) … Recorded first career assist at N.Y. Islanders on April 3 (4-1 loss) … Played first NHL playoff game and recorded first playoff win at Pittsburgh on April 14, 2010 (5-4 win). 2008-09: Recorded his first shutout as a Senator and the first of his career by making 20 saves at Tampa Bay (3/29/09, 3-0 win) … Set a franchise record for a rookie goaltender, winning eight consecutive games March 5-21 … Was recalled once on Jan. 9 and remained with the Senators for the duration of the season … Was the Molson Cup award winner in February and March … With Binghamton (AHL), had an 18-8-1-2 record with a 2.31 GAA and a .926 save percentage in 30 games with Binghamton. 2007-08:Made his Senators and NHL debut by turning aside 27 shots in a 3-1 win at Atlanta (10/10/07) … The win over the Thrashers marked his lone NHL appearance of the season … Set professional career highs in games (44), wins (18), shutouts (two), goals-against average (2.81) and save percentage (.915) in his first full season with Binghamton (AHL) … Made a career high 46 saves in a 4-3 B-Sens victory over Syracuse (12/14/07) … Earned his first professional shutout by stopping 37 shots in the B-Sens’ 4-0 win over Rochester (2/22/08). 2006-07: Finished career at Wisconsin with school records of 1.78 goals-against average, .931 save percentage and 16 shutouts … Career numbers put him sixth in GAA and tied for fourth in save percentage in NCAA history … WCHA goaltending champion (second consecutive season). 2005-06: Finalist for Hobey Baker Memorial Award … RBK/AHCA First-Team West All-American … NCAA Midwest Regional Most Outstanding Player … Named to Frozen Four All-Tournament Team … National leader with .814 win percentage (27-5-3), 1.55 GAA and .938 save percentage. 2004-05: Posted three shutouts to tie for third on Wisconsin single-season shutout list … Began season with 164:37 shutout streak and back-to-back shutouts. 2003-04: Spent his freshman season at Wisconsin as back-up goaltender, appearing in six games with a 3-3-0 record and 2.14 GAA … Made his college hockey debut in 4-1 win against Quinnipiac (10/25/03) … Named all-tournament goaltender at the Badger Hockey Showdown … Ran his winning streak to three games with 8-1 win against Union (12/27/03).