How many chances does one person deserve? One? Two? Maybe three? St. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott is on his third chance this season and he is taking full advantage of it. If the Blues could have gotten some pucks and a couple of sticks for him they probably would have taken it. Good thing they didn't.
Let's review the rollar coaster season Elliott has had thus far this season.
Chance number one came between January 21 - February 11. Coming off his best year in his professional career, Brian Elliott was one of two stellar goaltenders the St. Louis Blues had. The goaltending was one of the big reasons many experts picked the Blues to contend for the Stanley Cup.
The year did not start off the way Elliott and the Blues would have liked. Brian Elliot had a save percentage of .855 in his first nine games and a record of 3-6. Not only was he not winning, he was not making basic saves.
Chance number two lasted all of two games, Where he allowed five goals and went 0-2....