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Jake Allen Makes Key Save On Second-Chance Opportunity Vs. Bruins (Video)

Jake Allen shut out the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night in the St. Louis Blues’ 2-0 win at TD Garden. But he had at least one close call at a key point in the game. Zdeno Chara ripped one on goal from the point, which created a juicy rebound for Brad Marchand. Marchand got off a backhanded one-timer, but Allen read the play beautifully and made the save. Hear NESN’s Andy Brickley...
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jake Allen makes controversial save of the year

The term “save of the year” is thrown around a lot, but Jake Allen’s robbery on Marko Dano may deserve the label. The puck may have actually been over the line, but like the Braden Holtby situation from the other night, it’s not a goal unless there’s conclusive evidence that the puck is actually over the line inside the glove. Allen’s big mitt even fooled the Blues announcers...
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November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

After a shaky start, Jake Allen has been outstanding in net

Jake Allen started the 2015-16 season with mixed results. His numbers weren’t awful, but he looked a bit shaky in net while allowing nine goals over his first three games. These initial outings were a bit worrisome as Allen seemed to be moving a bit too much in net, resulting in him being well out of position should the puck rebound or take a deflection. Those worries have been...
Via Frozen Notes
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Allen puts on a clinic as Blues shut out Predators 4-0

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Jake Allen made 45 saves and the St. Louis Blues scored three times in the third period to beat the Nashville Predators 4-0 Saturday night for their fifth win in six games.Colton Parayko, Alex Pietrangelo, Scottie Upshall and Alexander Steen scored.The shutout was the second of the season for Allen and the seventh of his career. Scott Gomez added a pair of assists...
Via Associated Press
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Allen will make first start in goal as Blues visit Wild

The Minnesota Wild's top offensive season in franchise history translated to their most successful year under Mike Yeo, the final highlight being an unexpected series win over one of the top teams in the Western Conference. This season started in promising fashion offensively, though they'll likely need a better showing in their own zone Saturday night with the visiting St. Louis...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues goaltender Jake Allen signs two-year contract

St. Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong announced Friday the club has signed goaltender Jake Allen to a two-year contract. Allen, 24, led all rookie goaltenders with 22 wins (22-7-4) this past season, while recording a  2.28 goals against average and a .913 save percentage. For his efforts, he was named to the NHL's All-Rookie Team for the second time in his career. In addition, he tied...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Ken Hitchcock says he won’t change goalies, immediately changes his mind

Hockey is sometimes painfully ironic. The latest example of that was when Ken Hitchcock was interviewed on the bench and reiterated that he wasn’t going to make a goalie change after Jake Allen coughed up a soft goal against the Wild. Hitchcock said that Allen is a young guy who is learning and the team has to stick with him. Approximately 30 seconds and another soft goal later...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jake Allen is excited to learn from Brian Elliott

Jake Allen will finally have his chance to prove himself at the NHL level in 2014-15. Barring any major surprises, he’ll start the year as the secondary option behind Brian Elliott. Though he made a brief cameo in 2012-13, Allen will find himself in a regular role for the first time this season. While some goaltenders might be frustrated to be in the backup role to start the year...
Via Frozen Notes
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Armstrong: Jake Allen will be with the Blues in 2014-15

The St. Louis goaltending picture for 2014-15 is a cloudy one. Will the Blues retain Ryan Miller? What does the future hold for Brian Elliott? Will the team bring in an entirely new face between the pipes? What about Jake Allen? Today, Doug Armstrong answered one of those questions. Jake Allen will be with the Blues at the NHL level in 2014-15. Doug Armstrong: "Jake Allen is going...
Via Frozen Notes
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Allen named AHL’s most outstanding goaltender ☆

Jake Allen quietly had an outstanding season with the Chicago Wolves of the AHL. While Blues fans had their attention locked on the goaltending situation at the NHL level after the Blues made a major trade to bring in Ryan Miller, Allen closed out a stellar campaign which resulted him in being named the AHL’s best netminder as judged by coaches, players and members of the media...
Via Frozen Notes
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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