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For Blues' Allen, having Brodeur as a mentor is as good as it gets

ST. LOUIS -- Few young hockey players get a chance to compete against their idols who they admired while growing up and learning the game. Even fewer get the chance to be teammates and to some degree compete for playing time with their idols, an opportunity that has suddenly presented itself to Blues rookie goaltender Jake Allen. The New Jersey Devils selected Martin Brodeur with...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Allen answers proves he's ready to step up with win at Minnesota

ST. LOUIS -- A crazy week ended on a high note for Jake Allen on Saturday night in Minnesota. The rookie goaltender went to overtime for the third straight game and carried St. Louis to a 3-2 shootout win over the Wild to open a three-game road trip and keep pace with Nashville at the top of the Central Division. Allen finished with 36 saves on 38 shots and saved three shootout...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

With Elliott out, Allen ready to carry the load for Blues

The St. Louis Blues are among the best defensive teams in the NHL, but they've lost goaltender Brian Elliott indefinitely. Getting the nod in his place will be rookie Jake Allen, who will try to help the Blues continue their dominance of the lowly Edmonton Oilers on Friday night. St. Louis (14-6-2) gives up 2.00 goals per game, tying Nashville for the league lead. Elliott is a big...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues' mistakes prove costly against NHL's top team

Make mistakes in Montreal, and the top team in the NHL standings will punish you. The Blues learned that lesson the hard way in a 4-1 loss Thursday night, their second straight loss to start a challenging four-game road trip. Meanwhile, the Canadiens ended a five-game losing streak against St. Louis thanks in large part to a virtually flawless performance from goaltender Carey Price...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues turn to Jake Allen to try and slow down red-hot Ducks

Following an uneven start, the St. Louis Blues have recorded back-to-back wins for the first time this season with Vladimir Tarasenko's spectacular performance leading the way to the latest victory. Tarasenko knows the Blues will have a stiff challenge keeping that burgeoning streak going with a matchup against one of the league's stingiest teams of late. The Anaheim Ducks will be...
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October 30, 2014  |  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...
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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...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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