St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and
General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today that
the club has assigned goaltender Brian
Elliott to the Peoria Rivermen of the American Hockey League for conditioning.
Elliott will start for the Rivermen on Friday
against Oklahoma City and Saturday against Lake Erie before returning to the
Blues following Saturday’s game.
Elliott, 27, has appeared in 11 games for the Blues
this season posting a 3-6-1 record including a 3.65 goals against average and a
.851 save percentage. Overall, the 6’2,
209-pound goaltender has appeared in six National Hockey League (NHL) seasons,
including the last two with the Blues, posting a 87-69-21 record including a
2.65 goals against average and a .907 save percentage in 191 career games.
A former ninth round pick by Ottawa (#291 overall)
in 2003, Elliott has 82 games of AHL experience over his career. He is 39-32-2
lifetime with a 2.75 goals-against average and 0.916 save percentage all with the Binghamton Senators.