Post Tagged with: "Brian Elliott"

Oct 2, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Blues center Jaden Schwartz (17) passes the puck during the third period against the Minnesota Wild at Scottrade Center. The St. Louis Blues defeat the Minnesota Wild 4-1. (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Pep Talk: Blues Penalty Kill, Better than it Seems

Pep Talk is a semi-regular series where current Blues playing trends are discussed in a constructive way. Find more musings about your St. Louis Blues by following Mike Poepping on Twitter: […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues
Masked Men: Blues’ Tandem Shining Brightly

Masked Men: Blues’ Tandem Shining Brightly

Is Brian Elliott a bona fide No. 1 goaltender? Is Jake Allen the next big thing for Canadian-born netminders? Both answers appear to be yes — a resounding, yes — […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
(Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports)

Brian Elliott, Watch Your Back

Readers of The Hockey Writers and me in particular know I’m a huge Brian Elliott supporter. I’ve marginalized the idea that simply because 2014 goalie of the year Jake Allen finally […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Q & A with Jake Allen of the St. Louis Blues

Goaltenders often take the long path to the NHL — their development generally takes more time than skaters and it’s extremely rare for one to jump right into the league […]

by · November 6, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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5 Reasons the Blues Win Streak Is Not All It Seems

The St. Louis Blues are undoubtedly one of the major players in the NHL so far this season, and their current (and NHL’s longest) win streak is further proof. The […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 3 comments · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues
(Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Goaltenders Shine in 3 Straight Wins

You know that feeling that takes over your brain when you see your ex across the mall, holding hands with the new guy? It’s a disturbing feeling, because you instantly […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Oct 23, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller (30) blocks the shot of St. Louis Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz (17) during the second period at Scottrade Center.  (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Ryan Miller Shines in First Game Against Former Team

The swing of momentum you see during the course of a season is something that analysts and hockey experts love to debate over. Was it Game A that changed the […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues, Vancouver Canucks
Playoffs? PLAYOFFS???? (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Ryan Miller Returns: The St. Louis Edition

The last time St. Louis Blues fans saw goaltender Ryan Miller, he was skating through the handshake line, congratulating the Chicago Blackhawks on their 2014 quarterfinal-round victory. It was not […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues, Vancouver Canucks
Brian Elliott leads the Blues with 15 wins and 5 shutouts this season. (Bob Frid/Icon SMI)

Relax Blues Fans-You Don’t Need a Great Goalie to Win

It started right off the bat after the opening night loss to the New York Rangers: people counting down the games until Brian Elliott is replaced. This happens every year, so […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 1 comment · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
Steen recorded 9 points last year in the second game of back-to-back contests (Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports)

Video: Top 5 Plays of the Blues’ Young Season

It’s another Red October. This means that the Gateway City is engulfed in another Major League Baseball postseason as its St. Louis Cardinals are attempting to win the franchise’s 12th […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 1 comment · St Louis Blues, Top 10 Lists
Jake Allen (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

5 Predictions for the 2014-15 St. Louis Blues

Yesterday, we previewed the St. Louis Blues’ upcoming season. Paul Stastny and Jori Lehtera look to make a difference this season while rookie goaltender Jake Allen has officially been given […]

Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

5 Things Fans Learned from the Blues Preseason

The St. Louis Blues and their fans alike are anxiously awaiting opening night of the 2014-15 NHL season, and the excitement is truly rising around the city. Thursday night cannot […]