Jake Allen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blues turn to Elliott for elimination Game 6

    The Score "Brian Elliott will be back in net when the St. Louis Blues attempt to stave off elimination for a third time in these playoffs Wednesday in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final versus the San Jose Sharks. Head coach Ken Hitchcock confirmed Tuesday that Elliott will return to the starter's..." May 24

  • Blues will stick with Jake Allen as starting goalie for Game 5

    CBS Sports "After his 31-save performance in the St. Louis Blues' 6-3 win in Game 4 Saturday night, Jake Allen will get the nod again for Game 5. The 25-year-old netminder will be making his second straight start in net after spelling Brian Elliott, who had essentially been the Blues' playoffs MVP to that..." May 22

  • Allen's status uncertain for Game 5 of Sharks-Blues

    CSN Bay Area "Martin Jones took the loss on Saturday, getting pulled after allowing four goals on 19 shots. There’s virtually no doubt he’ll return to the starter’s net for Game 5. Jake Allen, starting for the first time this playoff year, got the Game 4 win with 31 saves. The team in front of him played its..." May 22

  • St. Louis Blues set to start Jake Allen in Game 4 desperation move

    The Comeback "The St. Louis Blues haven’t been this close to the Stanley Cup since 1991, and head coach Ken Hitchcock sees his team with their back to the wall once again. After going down 2-1 in the Western Conference finals to the San Jose Sharks, the Blues are literally looking to throw the kitchen sink..." May 20

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    Allen says he'll be ready to go Game 1.

  • Which goalie should the Blues start in the playoffs?

    Sportsnet "The St. Louis Blues seemingly always find a way to bow out earlier than expected in the Stanley Cup playoffs, with their goaltending shouldering much of the blame in recent years. Earlier this season, it seemed as if Jake Allen was finally poised to become the goaltender of the future for the..." April 03

  • Jake Allen returns to streaking Blues

    ESPN "St. Louis Blues goaltender Jake Allen, who has missed the past 17 games with a lower-body injury, was activated from injured reserve Sunday. The Blues went 12-3-2 during Allen's absence thanks to Brian Elliott's stellar play in front of the net." February 21

  • Is Jake Allen breaking through for the Blues?

    Pro Hockey Talk "Despite Brian Elliott‘s sometimes All-Star caliber work, it seems like the St. Louis Blues have always been looking for “their guy” in net. Is Jake Allen making a statement that they chose the right guy? Saturday really might have stood as his magnum opus, as he stopped a whopped 45 shots while..." November 09

  • Elliott, Allen battle for starting job

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "When the Blues turned to Jake Allen over Brian Elliott in playoffs last April, it seemed to be a signal that the young goaltender’s time had come. Not only for the first-round matchup against Minnesota, but beyond. Allen, 25, wasn’t sharp late in the six-game series loss to the Wild, but with a..." September 25

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    Lou Korac @lkorac10

    Jake Allen (back spasms) back on the ice today for the second group's practice. #stlblues

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    Allen (back spasms) was pulled out of practice today. Hitch said they'll keep an eye on him. #stlblues

  • Blues re-sign Jake Allen, stick with 1A-1B tandem in goal

    Yahoo! Sports "The St. Louis Blues have solidfied their net for next season, inking goaltender Jake Allen to a two-year, $4.7 million extension on Friday, according to Jeremy Rutherford of the Post-Dispatch. The 24-year old Allen, a two-time NHL All-Rookie Team netminder, was a restricted free agent as of..." July 03

  • Jake Allen to start for Blues in Game 1 vs. Wild

    Sportsnet "The St. Louis Blues are riding the hot hand heading into the Stanley Cup Playoffs. While there was some uncertainty surrounding their goalie situation, Blues netminder Jake Allen told reporters Wednesday that he will start against the Minnesota Wild in Game 1. The 24-year-old Allen, who..." April 15

  • Allen settles in with Blues

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "In addition to goaltending, the Blues’ Jake Allen and Brian Elliott share another passion. They are both avid fishermen. A week ago, after working on the ice together at a camp in Madison, Wis., Allen and Elliott set out for an afternoon of casting on the lake. Then on Sunday, after arriving in..." September 12

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    NHL Transactionist @NHLTransactions

    ST. LOUIS BLUES: Assigned goaltender Jake Allen to Chicago (AHL). http://t.co/fji6Q4RN3o

  • Allen, Jaskin among Blues' roster cuts

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Jake Allen made it a difficult decision for the Blues but in the end the goaltender was assigned to the Chicago Wolves on Thursday with six other players. Following Wednesday's 3-1 exhibition loss to Minnesota the Blues also Dmitrij Jaskin Ty Rattie Sergey Andronov Keith Aucoin Jani Hakanpaa..." September 26

  • Blues Sign G Jake Allen to Two-Year Deal

    NHL.com "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..." July 25

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    GM Doug Armstrong says the #stlblues goaltending situation with Halak, Elliott and Allen is "cloudy."

  • Blues rookie goalie Allen continues to impress

    Fox Sports Midwest "The rookie goalie stood in the center of a spotlight beam and listened to the applause that accompanied the reading of his name. It felt good to be back. It felt good to have another chance to show everyone this is where he belongs. "Everyone has that doubt," Jake Allen would say later in the..." April 07

  • Oshie Placed on IR, Cracknell and Allen re-called

    NHL.com "St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Tuesday the club has placed forward T.J. Oshie on injured reserve. In addition, the Blues recalled goaltender Jake Allen and forward Adam Cracknell from the club’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the..." April 02

  • Scrambling Blues turn to Allen for stability

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues opened this curious season eight weeks ago, and already the schedule’s more than halfway done. Give it six more weeks and it’ll be a wrap, a relative blink after the angst of a protracted lockout. Compact the games and heighten the drama. True, playing 48 games contradicts the value..." March 14

  • Allen keeps Blues on playoff course

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues played uncharacteristically messy hockey Tuesday night at Scottrade Center. They allowed 41 shots, their most all season. But they beat the Sharks 4-2 anyway, thanks to a bit of good fortune and rookie Jake Allen's steady goaltending. Both elements were welcome for a team still..." March 13

  • Allen backstops Blues to win over San Jose

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Chris Stewart remains on a mission. Patrik Berglund is sailing so smoothly these days he’s now bouncing pucks off teammate’s skates and into the net. And the Blues are still having a hard time losing with Jake Allen in net. The Blues topped the San Jose Sharks for the second time four days..." March 13

  • Allen ready for second stint as Blues' goalie

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Jake Allen missed his first phone call from the Blues. The Peoria Rivermen played Tuesday night in Cleveland and, being in the Eastern time zone, the goaltender was sleeping when the Blues were walking off the ice on the West Coast after a shocking 6-4 loss to Los Angeles. Allen eventually got..." March 07

  • Allen comes up big in Blues victory

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "One of the two young goaltenders in Friday’s game between the Blues and the Calgary Flames lasted only a few shots. The other has the memory of a save that will last a lot longer. Calgary’s Leeland Irving exited the game after being touched for two goals on four shots. The Blues’ Jake Allen..." February 16

  • Fredericton goaltender Jake Allen nets 1st NHL win

    CBC Sports "Fredericton goaltender Jake Allen pulled off a win on Wednesday night during his first start in the National Hockey League. Allen made 15 saves, guiding the Blues to a 4-3 overtime win against the Detroit Red Wings. Ken Hitchcock, the head coach of the St. Louis Blues, told reporters he was..." February 14