Allen Gets Game 1 Start in Playoffs

St. Louis Blues
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Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock made it official on Wednesday. Rookie goalie Jake Allen will start game one of the playoff series against the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night at Scottrade Center. Allen has been the hot goalie down the stretch for the Blues. Number one goalie Brian Elliott will be the backup to begin the playoffs. Elliott had a solid season, but Allen has just been the better goalie as the playoffs approached.


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