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Brian Elliott Contract Extension In St. Louis

 

ST. LOUIS (MAY 19, 2014) – - St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Monday the club has re-signed goaltender Brian Elliott to a three-year contract.

Elliott, 29, appeared in 31 regular season games last season, posting an 18-6-2 record while ranking 11th in both save percentage (.922) and shutouts (4), and second with a 1.96 goals-against average.

The 6-foot-2, 209-pound goaltender has spent his past three campaigns with the Blues, including 2011-12, when he set single-season franchise records in save percentage (.940), goals-against average (1.56) and shutouts (9) en route to earning the 2012 Jennings Trophy.

Over the past three seasons, Elliott ranks second overall (at least 50 games played) with a .680 win percentage (55-24-7), while his 16 shutouts not only lead the League, but are tied for second in Blues franchise history.

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TSN’s Insider Trading: Are the Oilers ‘under the gun’ to trade for a goaltender?

TSN's latest "Insider Trading" segment is up on TSN.ca's video page, and TSN provided a transcription of Darren Dreger, Pierre LeBrun and Bob McKenzie's comments, too:

How are the Edmonton Oilers reacting to their poor goaltending to start the season?

Bob McKenzie: Devan Dubnyk's sub-par performance on Saturday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs does not have Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish pushing the panic button, but it does have him reaching for the telephone.

As early as Sunday, MacTavish has been working the phones and working them hard to determine the market for goaltenders. They are looking at every possibility, from Anaheim's Jonas Hiller to Buffalo's Ryan Miller to Brian Elliott in St. Louis to Michal Neuvirth in Washington and beyond.

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Brian Elliott Day-To-Day With Upper-Body Injury

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has recalled goaltender Jake Allen under emergency conditions from the Blues’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen.

Brian Elliott is day-to-day with an upper body injury.

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Blues Sign Potential UFA Goalie Elliott

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club signed All-Star goaltender Brian Elliott to a two-year contract.
       
“Brian came in here and helped stabilize our goaltending and make it one of the top tandems in the NHL,” said Armstrong.  “Our goaltending is set having Brian and Jaro signed through the 2013-14 season. Along with Ben Bishop and Jake Allen in Peoria, our depth at goaltender has never been stronger.”

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Blues Certainly Found The Right Backup

from Norm Sanders of the News-Democrat,

When the St. Louis Blues were searching for backup goaltenders last summer, they had several options.

They could sign a current NHL goalie with experience, simply go with Ben Bishop from their own organization, or make a trade.

With a lot of scouting homework from goaltending coach Corey Hirsch, the Blues set their sights on Brian Elliott.

“He deserves the lion’s share of the credit,” Blues General Manager Doug Armstrong said of Hirsch. “His job responsibility was to scour the available players and he had Elliott high on the list of the players he chose.”

Hirsch and the Blues apparently did their homework extremely well.

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Video- Save Of The Night

Brian Elliott of the St. Louis Blues, stops Dan Boyle of the San Jose Sharks last nigh with a lightning quick glove save.

The Blues won 4-2.

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Are We About To Have A Goalie For Goalie Trade?

via Ian Mendes tweets,

I’m thinking Craig Anderson could be coming back this way

Brian Elliott is headed to Colorado. Trade done. Working on details

added 10:37am, via Billy Jaffe tweet,

Confirmed, Anderson for Elliott

added 10:52am,

DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has acquired goaltender Brian Elliott from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for goaltender Craig Anderson.

Elliott, 25, has appeared in a team-high 43 games for the Senators this season, posting a 13-19-8 record with a 3.19 goals-against average and three shutouts. The Newmarket, Ontario native helped the Senators reach the Stanley Cup playoffs a year ago, compiling a 29-18-4 record with a .909 save percentage and five shutouts in 55 appearances.

“Brian is an experienced NHL goaltender,” said Avalanche General Manager/Executive Vice President Greg Sherman.  “We look forward to having him join our team.”

 

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John Erskine: Pugilist, Sniper, Mustachioed Warrior

Forget Darryl Sittler’s 10-point performance of 30 some-odd years ago…

I believe it is entirely possible that Washington’s John Erskine may have had the greatest hockey game in the history of the planet last night.

No, his stat line won’t wow you but this game-winner against Atlanta was just icing on top of a cake that already included layers of an epic scrap with Eric Boulton and the all kinds of awesomeness that is the Erskine ‘stache.

Take in the fight, please:

 

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Brian Elliott Gives It Up & Takes It Away

Hossa probably still wondering how the puck did not hit the back of the net.

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Senators Recall Goaltender Brian Elliott

OTTAWA – The Ottawa Senators today recalled goaltender Brian Elliott and assigned defenceman Matt Carkner to their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Binghamton Senators.

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