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BRIAN ELLIOTT RUMORS

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 matter, as seen on STLToday: “Ells is the starter....
Via Frozen Notes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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 his achievement: “It’s pretty cool. You don’t really think about it...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

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 Leafs, Elliott was even involved with the team...
Via Frozen Notes
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Elliott's recent struggles aren't all his fault, but they're still struggles

ST. LOUIS -- The Blues' latest efforts to solidify a No. 1 goaltender haven't quite worked out as planned. Brian Elliott looked to be the man after he returned from injury and posted a 1.98 goals-against average to go with an outstanding .928 save percentage in eight games, good enough to earn a late invite to the All-Star Game in Columbus. But when the Blues' five-on-five play dropped...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

It's time for Blues' Elliott to firmly establish himself among the NHL's elite goalies

ST. LOUIS -- After his second All-Star appearance in three years, it's time for Brian Elliott to firmly establish himself among the NHL's best goaltenders. Any remaining questions about his talent should be answered after a first half in which he posted a league-best 1.86 goals-against average, mostly proving what those who have followed his Blues career already knew. Elliott allowed...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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 team history: 1. Jaroslav Halak 20 2. Brian Elliott 19 3. Glenn...
Via Frozen Notes
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Elliott shows why he's Blues' No. 1 in shutout of Leafs

ST. LOUIS -- The Blues offense proved more than capable of carrying the team while waiting for its top goaltender to find his form following a knee injury he suffered just before Thanksgiving. Brian Elliott will take all the help he can get. He finally got a chance to return the favor Saturday night. The 29-year-old paved the way for a 3-0 win over Toronto for his 19th career shutout...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues goalie Brian Elliot tweets photo of broken protective cup

St. Louis Blues goaltender Brian Elliot recent tweeted a photo showing a broken protective cup that apparently saved him from a serious injury.#goaliesacrifice #goalieproblems #igot99problems #highpitchvoice #ballsofsteal #XLcup pic.twitter.com/4nYa7CSN8l— Brian Elliott (@KidElls1) November 21, 2014Talk about a close call. Let this be a valuable lesson for the young future hockey...
Via Holdout Sports
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Week 6 Roundup: St. Louis dominates

As a hockey fan living in New England, it’s hard to ignore talk about the Boston Bruins. Even non-hockey fans would have their hands full in avoiding knowing how the Bruins are playing. This constant gossip about Boston hockey has led me to an interesting discovery in the past week. No matter what the Bruins do, it’s never good enough. There are fans up here already writing this...
Via isportsweb.com
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues re-sign Elliott to three-year deal

The St. Louis Blues announced today that they have resigned goaltender Brian Elliott to a three-year contract. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the three-year deal is for $7.5 million. Elliott has spent the last three seasons with the Blues, including 2011-12 when he set single-season franchise records in save percentage (.940), goals-against average (1.56) and shutouts...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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