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PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 24:  Jake Allen #34 of the St. Louis Blues protects the net during the game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center on March 24, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Blues riding hot hand in net, Brian Elliott doesn’t sound happy

The Blues have a hot goaltender in Jake Allen and they’re calling his number again when the team hosts the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. The media has already spun Ken Hitchcock’s decision into some sort of goaltending controversy, but in reality his decision is an obvious one for the time being. Brian Elliott isn’t […]

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Ken Hitchcock reiterates Brian Elliott is the starter

It’s that time of the year where every coaching decision is met with questions and speculation. Such was the case when Jake Allen started consecutive games to complete the Blues’ recent road trip. Is Allen the new number one? Has Ken Hitchcock lost his confidence in Brian Elliott. Simply, no and no. Hitchcock discussed the […]

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Brian Elliott has the most shutouts in St. Louis Blues history

Brian Elliott officially has the most shutouts in St. Louis Blues history. He picked up his 21st shutout as a member of the Blues in a 25-save, 4-0 win against the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night. The shutout pushed him past Jaroslav Halak and into the top spot on the franchise’s list. Elliott commented on […]

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 06:  Goaltender Brian Elliott #1 of the St. Louis Blues in action during the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on January 6, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Blues defeated the Coyotes 6-0.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Brian Elliott ties Jaroslav Halak for Blues’ shutout record

Brian Elliott’s outstanding 28-save shutout against the Philadelphia Flyers not only gave the Blues two critical points, but it also moved Elliott into a tie for the franchise shutout record. Elliott’s shutout gives him 20 since joining the Blues, matching Jaroslav Halak’s 20 shutouts at the top of the league leaders in St. Louis Blues […]

COLUMBUS, OH - JANUARY 24:  Brian Elliott #1 of the St. Louis Blues and Team Foligno warms up prior to 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition at Nationwide Arena on January 24, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Brian Elliott contributing on offense too

Brian Elliott has had an outstanding 2014-15 to date and he’s a big reason why the Blues are pushing towards the top spot in the Central. With Jake Allen developing slower than expected, Elliott has had additional pressure and responsibility placed upon him and he has continually risen to the challenge. Against the Toronto Maple […]

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 06:  Goaltender Brian Elliott #1 of the St. Louis Blues during the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on January 6, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Blues defeated the Coyotes 6-0.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Brian Elliott closing in on franchise shutout record

Brian Elliott’s shutout of the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night gave the goaltender 28 shutouts in his career and 19 with the St. Louis Blues. Elliott’s mark of 19 shutouts with St. Louis places him one behind Jaroslav Halak for the most shutouts in franchise history. Here’s a look at the most shutouts in […]

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 06:  Goaltender Brian Elliott #1 of the St. Louis Blues makes a glove save on a shot from the Arizona Coyotes during the first period of the NHL game at Gila River Arena on January 6, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Brian Elliott had an outstanding first half of 2014-15

Entering the 2014-15 season, it was clear Brian Elliott would be the Blues’ first option in net. However, it was also clear that Jake Allen would see a significant number of starts and depending on his play, may surpass Elliott as the top choice as early as this season. With over half of the 2014-15 […]

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A Brian Elliott trade would be foolish

Recently there were rumors suggesting the Blues were considering a trade which would send Brian Elliott to a new team. The belief was that the club wouldn’t want to roll with three goaltenders once Elliott returned to full health and it wouldn’t make much sense to retain Elliott, Jake Allen and Martin Brodeur. A lot […]

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Brian Elliott’s injury places pressure on the Blues

UPDATE: It looks like the Blues will look for outside help. ********* Brian Elliott has been diagnosed with a lower-body injury, as reported by the team’s website. The injury occurred when Elliott was collided with during the second period against the Ottawa Senators. Elliott fell backwards and appeared to awkwardly twist his knee. There haven’t […]

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Hitchcock on Elliott & Allen: “These guys have no ego”

Ken Hitchcock was asked about the team’s goaltending following their 3-2 loss to the New York Rangers on Thursday night. Aside from pushing the blame off of Brian Elliott (rightfully so), Hitchcock went on to comment on the tandem of Elliott and Jake Allen and had some big complements for the two netminders. As seen on […]

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Brian Elliott does his best Ken Hitchcock impression

What happens when Brian Elliott takes over the official Twitter account of the St. Louis Blues? Fans found out as Elliott posted updates from his workout and the end result was hilarious. The best Tweet was probably Elliott’s impression of Ken Hitchcock. In a matter of minutes, Elliott gave life to the usually dull, dry […]

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The most interesting quotes from Ken Hitchcock’s latest interview

Ken Hitchcock recently spoke with Dan Rosen and he addressed a variety of topics. He spoke about Paul Stastny, Vladimir Sobotka, Steve Ott and the team’s goaltending duo of Brian Elliott and Jake Allen. As you might imagine, Hitchcock had some interesting things to say. Here’s a collection of some of his most interesting quotes, […]

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Ken Hitchcock on goaltending: “This is Brian Elliott’s job”

Ken Hitchcock is planning on Brian Elliott being the starting netminder for the Blues in 2014-15. That point may have been assumed by most Blues fans, but Hitchcock’s comments make it sound like the split between Elliott and Jake Allen won’t be as close as some may believe. As seen in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch […]

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Goaltending coach candidates include Jim Corsi, Mitch Korn and Ty Conklin

The St. Louis Blues aren’t in a rush to hire a new goaltending coach. After releasing Corey Hirsch, it was clear the Blues intended to go in a new direction, but it’s still unclear what kind of direction that may be. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Buffalo coach Jim Corsi, Nashville’s Mitch Korn and […]

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