Post Tagged with: "Brian Elliott"

The Blues have a long offseason ahead (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

The 2014-15 St. Louis Blues; Dissecting the Leadership Part III

The 1999 Dallas Stars were one of the most versatile, preponderate clubs assembled on the ice in the last 20 years. From shooting-ace Brett Hull to swift-skating Mike Modano to snarky […]

by · May 13, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Game of Numbers: St. Louis Blues Edition

The Game of Numbers is an exclusive THW series looking at upcoming milestones around the NHL. Each team will be looked at individually in three parts – individual player milestones, franchise […]

by · May 6, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Michal Neuvirth has been facing lots of shots all season long while starting in the Sabres' crease, so the goalie comes to Long Island having established some sort of playing rhythm - something that Chad Johnson was simply unable to do. (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Who Will Be Next Sharks Goalie? Assessing the Options

No More Niemi? A strong argument could be made that sticking with Antti Niemi as his main goaltender the past five seasons was a big mistake by San Jose Sharks GM […]

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Possible Blues Goaltending Targets

Although mismanaged and unfair to the point that the situation makes Mike Keenan look like a goaltending savant, the Brian Elliott situation at long last has come to loggerheads. Lou […]

by · April 29, 2015 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
Elliott goes in to camp this year as the No. 1 goalie (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

A Matter of Trust: Jake Allen Starts Game One vs Wild

Throughout Brian Elliott’s tenure with the St. Louis Blues, it’s hard to argue that he’s put up nothing short of world-class numbers. In most seasons, he simply hasn’t played enough […]

by · April 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, St Louis Blues
Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Jake Allen: Is The Future Now?

Jake Allen has been called the goalie of the future for the St. Louis Blues, but with shaky goaltending from Brian Elliott over the last two weeks Allen has emerged as […]

Jake Allen is the future in net for the St. Louis Blues. (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Jake Allen Comes up Big; Max Pacioretty Injured

Goalie controversy — it’s a term that is thrown around between fans like a beach ball at a Los Angeles Dodgers game. However, it’s a term that is spoken as much […]

by · April 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Blues’ Effort Forecasts Another Early Playoff Exit

In the post-game interview after the embarrassing 4-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks, coach Ken Hitchcock indicated that a “lack of urgency” was to blame “(mostly) for the team’s lack […]

by · March 31, 2015 · 0 comments · News, St Louis Blues
Jake Allen (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

Jake Allen is the Key to the Blues’ Future

‘Jake Allen is getting the start tonight’, a sentence that Blues fans are going to have to get used to hearing. Let’s get this straight right now, there IS NOT […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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The Last Piece of the Playoff Puzzle: Power Play Consistency

The St. Louis Blues seem to have all the right pieces falling into place at the exact right time this season, unlike at this point last year. Their goaltending has […]

by · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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No Goalie Controversy For St. Louis Blues

There is no goalie controversy in St. Louis. With back-to-back shutout wins in the team’s last two games, the Blues tandem of Jake Allen and Brian Elliott have amassed 42 […]

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Special Teams is Key to Blues Success, but has Been Lacking Lately

The St. Louis Blues have hit a rough patch after setting a new franchise record for points in 13 consecutive games early in 2015. This is largely in part to […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, St Louis Blues