| 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
186 lb (84 kg/13 st 4 lb)
| NHL Team (P)|
| Ottawa Senators|
Binghamton Senators (AHL)
|Born|| April 9, 1985,|
Newmarket, ON, CAN
|NHL Draft|| 291st overall, 2003|
|Pro career||2006 – present|
</div></div> Brian Elliott (born April 9, 1985 in Newmarket, Ontario) is a goaltender for the Binghamton Senators of the AHL. He was drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the 2003 draft with the 291st pick. He went on to play 4 seasons for the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Elliott is a butterfly-style goaltender.
Elliott spent his amateur career in Newmarket playing for the Newmarket Redman and York Simcoe Express. While attending Newmarket High School he took the Boys Hockey team to the championship and winning it in 2000, other notable teammates include Brandon Crombeen. Brian's father Bill (William) is a television producer who has worked on numerous Canadian television programs including The Red Green Show. Brian has one brother named Dan.
Before entering the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Elliott entered the 2003 NHL Entry draft. He was drafted 291st overall, or second-last. Elliott did not see much playing time during his first two years during his university career. He was used mainly as a backup, yet played very well. He had three shutouts in 9 appearances during the 2004–05 season. Elliott became the number one goaltender during the 2005–06 season. He continued to play well, collecting eight shutouts in 33 appearances, leading the Badgers to the 2006 NCAA National Championship. Elliott played 36 more games during the next season. He was signed by the Binghamton Senators to an amateur tryout contract on March 23, 2007 and played eight games.
Elliott was invited to the Ottawa Senators' training camp. He was assigned to Binghamton on September 25, 2007, but recalled four days later to back up Martin Gerber, as Ray Emery was recovering from wrist surgery. On October 10, Elliott earned a win in his first NHL start, against the Atlanta Thrashers. He returned to Binghamton and played the season.
|2002–03||University of Wisconsin-Madison||WCHA||6||3||3||0||-||336||12||0||2.14||0.912|
|2003–04||University of Wisconsin-Madison||WCHA||9||6||2||1||-||467||9||3||1.16||0.945|
|2005–06||University of Wisconsin-Madison||WCHA||33||25||5||3||-||2008||52||8||1.55||0.938|
|2006–07||University of Wisconsin-Madison||WCHA||36||15||17||2||-||2053||72||5||2.10||0.923|