St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and
General Manager Doug Armstrong
announced today the club has assigned goaltender Jake Allen to the Blues’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate,
the Peoria Rivermen.
Allen, 21, has played in 37 games for the Rivermen this
season, posting a 13-19-2 record which includes one shutout, a .918 save
percentage and a 2.84 goals against average.
Last season, the 6’2”, 195-pound goaltender set Rivermen AHL records in wins (24),
minutes played (2805), saves (1306), and shutouts (6).
a native of Fredericton, New
Brunswick was originally drafted by the Blues in the
second round, 34th overall, in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.