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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Wolves impressive despite three game weekend

The Chicago Wolves had the daunting task of playing three games in three nights this past weekend. Despite the unusual scheduling, the Wolves played like a team looking to make a deep playoff run. The team took five of a possible six points. The opponents? Playoff teams from Rockford and division-leading Grand Rapids. “I’m tired,” said forward Ty Rattie. “Well deserved day...
Via The Sports Bank
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Randall Ritchey: Talking Blues Prospects With Chicago Wolves Writer, Paul LaTour

The St. Louis Blues have a handful of high end prospects currently playing in the American Hockey League, including forwards Dmitrij Jaskin, Ty Rattie, and goaltender, Jake Allen. They also boast a handful of up and coming defensive prospects including Joel Edmundson, David Shields, and Jani Hakanpaa. Lets not forget a slew of bottom six forwards including Sergey Andronov, Cody Beach...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues Rumors: Questions remain in goal after Miller deal

The St.Louis blues solidified their goaltending situation moving into this years Stanley Cup Playoffs, but beyond that, there are questions that will have to be addressed moving forward.The acquisition of Ryan Miller from Buffalo, clearly makes him the number one guy on the depth chart, through the end of this season, but Miller is an unrestricted free agent at the end of this year...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues notebook: Olympians named, Reaves activated, Allen recalled from Chicago

ST. LOUIS -- T.J. Oshie had a pretty good idea that David Backes would be among the group selected to represent the United States at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. But after his St. Louis Blues teammate's name was announced Wednesday, following the Winter Classic game between the Red Wings and Maple Leafs at Michigan Stadium, that's when things got tense for Oshie and teammate...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues' depth will be put to the test

One of the Blues’ most notable assets heading into the 2013-14 season is the team’s overall depth. In training camp, the Blues had 15 forwards on one-way NHL contracts and were forced to send a capable contributor, Chris Porter, to a minor-league affiliate. The club’s seventh defenseman, Ian Cole, was a first-round pick in 2007. Their third goalie, Jake Allen, was on the NHL’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Ty Rattie, Jake Allen, Dmitrij Jaskin and others sent to the AHL

The Blues have sent seven players down to the AHL: Ty Rattie, Jake Allen, Dmitrij Jaskin, Sergey Andronov, Keith Aucoin, Jani Hakanpaa and Joel Edmundson.  It would have taken something truly special for players such as Rattie and Jaskin to make the NHL roster. After the Blues announced they signed Brenden Morrow, Rattie, Jaskin and the others were punching their ticket...
Via Frozen Notes
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues: Brett Hull to be named VP with organization

Brett Hull is one of the best hockey players of all time and his legacy was mostly written while playing with the St. Louis Blues. Despite winning Stanley Cups with the Detroit Red Wings and Dallas Stars, it was in St. Louis where Hull became a goal scoring legend. Where he established himself as one of the premier snipers in the game. Where he became one of the most beloved hockey...
Via STLSportsMinute
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

A New Blues Team

from Dan O'Neill of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, With training camp some six weeks away the Blues have their team, which suggests their biggest move was the one they didn’t make, the one most expected. His publicized quarrel with coach Ken Hitchcock notwithstanding, goaltender Jaroslav Halak is still here, as is veteran Brian Elliott, as is promising Jake Allen. After...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues sign goalie Jake Allen to 2-year deal

St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen has signed a two-year-contract after his strong showing as a rookie. Allen was 9-4-0 with a 2.46 goals-against average to lead rookie goalies, filling in when Jaroslav Halak was injured and Brian Elliott was slumping. His .692 winning percentage was a franchise rookie record and he was the team's first rookie to win at least nine games since...
Via Fox Sports
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues sign goalie Jake Allen to two-year deal

ST. LOUIS (AP) St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen has signed a two-year contract after his strong showing as a rookie. Allen was 9-4-0 with a 2.46 goals-against average to lead rookie goalies, filling in when Jaroslav Halak was injured and Brian Elliott was slumping. His .692 winning percentage was a franchise rookie record and he was the team's first rookie to win at least nine...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues Sign RFA Goaltender Jake Allen by   Steven Ellis

The St. Louis Blues have re-signed goaltender Jake Allen to a two-year contract. Allen was selected by the St. Louis Blues in the second round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft with the 34th overall pick, and it looks as though the Blues made the right choice. In 2010-2011, Allen had a strong first pro season as a 20-year-old – appearing in 47 of 80 games for St. [...]
Via The Hockey House
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeff Quirin: Blues Sign Goalie Jake Allen

The St. Louis Blues have announced a new two year contract for goaltender Jake Allen. Reportedly, the second year will be of the one way variety. I will be back with more thoughts later today, but feel free to discuss in the comments. Now only forward Magnus Paajarvi and defenseman Alex Pietrangelo remain unsigned.
Via HockeyBuzz
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues sign goaltender Jake Allen to a two-year deal

The St. Louis Blues have announced today that they have signed goaltender Jake Allen to a two-year deal. Allen, 22, was drafted by the Blues in the second round of the 2008 NHL draft with the 34th overall pick. Jake Allen led all of rookie goaltenders last season with nine wins posting a 9-4 record as he came in during the shortened regular season as Brian Elliott was struggling...
Via STLSportsMinute
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues Sign G Jake Allen to Two-Year Deal

St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Thursday the club has re-signed goaltender Jake Allen to a two-year contract. Allen 22 led all rookie goaltenders this past season with nine wins (9-4-0) and a 2.46 goals-against average. He ranked second among rookies with a .905 save percentage. The 6-foot-2 195-pound goaltender posted the best...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues re-sign Jake Allen, ink 2-year deal

From the St. Louis Blues: St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Thursday the club has re-signed goaltender Jake Allen to a two-year contract. Allen, 22, led all rookie goaltenders this past season with nine wins (9-4-0) and a 2.46 goals-against average. He ranked second among rookies with a .905 save percentage. The 6-foot...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues sign Jake Allen to a two-year contract

The Blues have signed Jake Allen to a two-year contract. The deal, as explained by Jeremy Rutherford, will be of the two-way variety in 2013-14 and of the one-way variety in 2014-15. Allen will earn $125,000 if he's in the AHL this season and $750,000 if he's in the NHL. In 2014-15, Allen will earn $850,000.  The goaltending trio in St. Louis is complete.  It...
Via Frozen Notes
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Stewart Locked Up, Paajarvi, Allen, and Pietrangelo Remain

By Randall Ritchey (@THG_Ritchey) Stewart returns for the next two years with the St. Louis Bluescredit : Doug Pensinger/Getty Images This past week, the St. Louis Blues signed forward Chris Stewart to a two-year contract with an average value of $4,150,000 per year. The Blues and Stewart worked hard to avoid arbitration and signed a deal that benefits both the team and the player...
Via The Hockey Guys
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues extend qualifying offers to eight players, place Kris Russell on waivers

The Blues have extended qualifying offers to eight players: Alex Pietrangelo, Chris Stewart, Jake Allen, Kris Russell, Evgeny Grachev, Philip McRae, Cade Fairchild and Tyler Shattock. By extending qualifying offers, the Blues will retain the negotiating rights for all eight players when the free agency period officially begins on July 5th.  After qualifying Russell...
Via Frozen Notes
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: on raising summer prospect camp $, Weiss and Brunner auf Deutsch

This entry is going to be a little more rambly than usual, so please bear with me: First and foremost, Pavel Datsyuk is facing off against St. Louis Blues goaltender Jake Allen in TSN's Play of the Year semifinal, and he is trailing by a SIGNIFICANT margin. Voting ends at Midnight EDT on Tuesday (i.e. 11:59 PM on Monday night). There is some good news on Datsyuk's goal...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues: Jake Allen up for TSN Play of the Year award

St. Louis Blues rookie goalie Jake Allen was very impressive during his first season with the St. Louis Blues and in fact, may have saved the team’s season. When Jaroslav Halak went down to injury and when Brian Elliott was struggling early in the season, it was Allen who stepped between the pipes and stabilized the situation for the Blues between the pipes and won some very meaningful...
Via STLSportsMinute
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

What do the Blues need to do between now and next season?

ST. LOUIS Those who yearned for the St. Louis Blues to reach a new milestone in the Stanley Cup Playoffs became convinced: Maybe this could be the year. Such optimism was snuffed by the same Los Angeles Kings that booted the Blues last year. This time, the defending Stanley Cup champion beat St. Louis 4-2 in the best-of-seven conference quarterfinals. In the wake, Blues fans have...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

What do the Blues need to do between now and next season?

ST. LOUIS Those who yearned for the St. Louis Blues to reach a new milestone in the Stanley Cup Playoffs became convinced: Maybe this could be the year. Such optimism was snuffed by the same Los Angeles Kings that booted the Blues last year. This time, the defending Stanley Cup champion beat St. Louis 4-2 in the best-of-seven conference quarterfinals. In the wake, Blues fans have...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

There's plenty of turmoil in the St. Louis goal crease

Before diving into the discussion that is the goaltending situation in St. Louis, let's stop and think back to Fall of 2012. During those few months we were focusing all of our anger and hatred towards the NHL lockout and those responsible for putting our favorite sport on hold. We all just wanted to see the St. Louis Blues play, especially considering they would enter the year...
Via Frozen Notes
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues playoff preview - Cruddy Show episode #71

The St. Louis Blues won Game 1 of their first round Western Conference series with the Los Angeles Kings thanks in large-part to the offensive play of Alex Steen and the goalie play of Brian Elliiott. Both players were huge in Tuesday night's win and both will need to continue to play well in order for the Blues to advance deep into the playoffs. Now that the playoffs have officially...
Via STLSportsMinute
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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