Allen allowed one goal on 19 shots in a 5-1 victory over the Stars on Friday.
He had only played four times over the last five weeks, but this was Allen's first win since Jan. 13, and just his second victory during the last two months. Although Allen has strong numbers this season, he hasn't made enough starts to have a major impact in fantasy circles. He is 9-6-3 with a 2.29 GAA and .923 save percentage in 21 games this season.
Allen will protect the road goal in Friday's game versus the Stars, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Allen has lost his last three starts, allowing nine goals on 86 shots (an .895 save percentage) in that span. The Stars won't make things easy on him -- they're averaging 3.33 goals per game over their last six outings.
Allen will get the home start Saturday versus the Predators, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
The Blues have a home-and-home series against the Preds, so Jordan Binnington will likely get the nod Sunday. Allen's last start was postponed due to Jay Bouwmeester's (chest) injury. He's struggled in 2020 with a 1-2-1 record and .908 save percentage, but the Preds have had issues on the road lately as well, losing two of the last four and totaling nine goals in that stretch.
Tuesday's game that Allen had started between the Blues and Ducks has been postponed.
Allen started and played until Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the bench during the first period. After the scary scene unfolded, both teams agreed to postpone the game until a later date.
Allen will patrol the crease during Tuesday's contest in Anaheim, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Allen will make his first start since Jan. 31, when he allowed three goals on 34 shots against Edmonton. This will be just the 20th appearance for the 29-year-old, but he owns a strong 2.26 GAA and .925 save percentage this season. A matchup against a stagnant Anaheim offense that scores the third-fewest goals per game should give Allen a good chance at his first win since Jan. 13.
Allen gave up three goals on 34 shots in a 4-2 loss to the Oilers on Friday.
Leon Draisaitl scored twice and Caleb Jones added a tally to account for the damage against Allen in the loss. The 29-year-old goalie has won just one of his last five starts, allowing 13 goals in that span, which includes a pair of relief appearances. He's at 8-5-3 with a 2.26 GAA and a .925 save percentage in 19 games this season. Expect to see Jordan Binnington in goal in Winnipeg on Saturday.
Per Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Allen was the first netminder off the ice at morning skate, which suggests he'll guard the cage during Friday's road game versus the Oilers.
Allen was rock solid in his last start Monday against the Canucks, stopping 23 of 25 shots, but he ultimately suffered his seventh loss of the season due to a lack of goal support. The 29-year-old backstop will attempt to pick up his ninth victory of the campaign in a tough road matchup with a hot Edmonton team that's gone 5-1-1 in its last seven games.
Allen stopped 23 of 25 shots in Monday's 3-1 loss to the Canucks.
Allen did alright in goal, but he allowed a pair of tallies by J.T. Miller, which was enough to stick him with the loss. The 29-year-old dipped to 8-4-3 with a 2.21 GAA and a .926 save percentage in 18 appearances. The Blues complete a back-to-back in Calgary on Tuesday -- expect Jordan Binnington to draw the start in that contest.
Allen was the first goalie off the ice during morning skate, indicating he'll start Monday's road game versus the Canucks, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Jordan Binnington participated in the All-Star Game on Saturday, so he'll get some additional rest and likely be between the pipes Tuesday versus the Flames. Allen has been one of the most dependable backup goalies in the league this year, as he has posted a .927 save percentage and 2.22 GAA. The Canucks had a strong run before the break with wins in 11 of 14 games while averaging 3.6 goals per contest.
Allen turned aside all six shots he faced after replacing Jordan Binnington late in the second period during Saturday's 5-3 loss to the Avalanche.
The 29-year-old remains behind Jordan Binnington on the St. Louis depth chart, but Allen has been the better goalie statistically lately, posting a 1.82 GAA and .938 save percentage in 10 appearances since the beginning of December. Binnington will get the All-Star break to regroup and doesn't appear to be in danger of losing his starting gig, but it wouldn't be a surprise to see Allen get more work in the second half.
Allen made 20 saves on 21 shots in a 4-1 win over the Ducks.
Allen rebounded from a poor outing against the Golden Knights on Jan. 4 with a strong one Monday in taking down the Ducks. The 29-year-old improved to 8-3-3 with a 2.27 GAA and a .926 save percentage in 16 appearances. The Blues don't play a back-to-back again until Jan. 27-28 in Vancouver and Calgary, so Allen will likely get his next start in one of those two games.
Allen will guard the home net Monday versus the Ducks, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Jordan Binnington will get some rest after starting the last three games. Allen's last start was dreadful, but he's been one of the best backups in the league this year, recording a .924 save percentage and 7-3-3 record. He'll draw a favorable matchup, too, as the Ducks have lost six of the past seven and averaged just 2.1 goals per game in that stretch.
Allen made 28 saves in a 5-4 overtime loss to Vegas on Saturday.
Allen has actually had a good season this year, so Saturday was likely just an outlier. This was the first time he delivered a sub-.903 save percentage since Nov. 2. The Blues are good, so don't be afraid of trotting Allen out there when he's in the blue paint.
Allen will tend the road twine Saturday versus the Golden Knights, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Jordan Binnington was lit up for seven goals in Thursday's loss to the Avalanche, so Allen will get the nod Saturday. Allen has been superb on the road this year, with a .933 save percentage and 2.15 GAA en route to a 6-2-2 record. The Golden Knights enter this contest with three straight wins in their own barn.
Allen made one save in 5:41 in relief of Jordan Binnington in Thursday's 7-3 loss to the Avalanche.
Allen came in to finish off the game after Binnington was torched for seven goals. Allen might earn the start Saturday against the Golden Knights -- the 29-year-old hasn't allowed more than three goals in an appearance since Oct. 19.
Allen surrendered two goals on 25 shots in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to the Coyotes.
Allen did a lot to keep the Blues in the game, but Phil Kessel broke through at 7:20 of the third period. The 29-year-old goalie dropped to 7-3-2 with a 2.18 GAA and a .930 save percentage in 13 games this year. Allen went 3-2-0 with just nine goals allowed in six appearances in December -- he's become one of the better backups in the league behind usual starter Jordan Binnington.
Allen will guard the road net in Tuesday's matchup against the Coyotes, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Allen's superb performance lately will continue to earn him spot starts, which helps keep workhorse Jordan Binnington fresh. The 29-year-old Allen has been stellar on the road this season, posting a 6-1-2 record and .934 save percentage. He'll catch the Coyotes in a slump, as they've lost three straight games and recorded just five goals in that stretch.
Allen turned aside 34 of 36 shots in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.
The Sharks got two goals in the second period, but Allen kept them at bay in the third to allow the Blues to rally for the win. Allen improved to 7-2-2 with a 2.19 GAA and a .931 save percentage in 12 appearances. He's allowed only eight goals in his last six games -- while he's the clear backup to Jordan Binnington, Allen has established himself as a reliable option in limited time this year.
Allen was the first goalie off during morning skate, implying he'll start in Saturday's road game against the Sharks, Tom Timmermann of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Jordan Binnington missed practice time over the last few days with coach Craig Berube citing maintenance reasons, so Allen will make his second straight start. Allen has been outstanding lately, going 5-1-2 over his last eight starts and posting a .945 save percentage in the process. The Sharks may be seeking revenge from the Western Conference Final, but they're in an ugly slump with losses in seven of their last eight games.
Allen stopped 35 of 36 shots in Wednesday's 2-1 win over Edmonton.
Allen was 110 seconds away from a shutout when Edmonton's Jame Neal lit the lamp late in regulation. Still, it was a terrific performance for Allen, who hasn't allowed more than three goals in a start since Oct. 19. Allen and the Blues will kick off a three-game road trip Saturday in San Jose.
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