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Blues, Allen agree on a 4-year extension

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. ( -

Last season, the St. Louis Blues had to decide what goalie would lead them into the playoffs. They went with Brian Elliott.  

This off-season, the Blues faced another decision: who would lead them into the future?

They chose Jake Allen. 

The Blues announced that Allen and the team agreed to terms on a four-year extension worth $17.4 million. 

Allen was drafted by the Blues in 2008, No. 34 overall. He made his professional debut four years later in 2012. 

Allen was called back up for a permanent stay with the team for the 2014-2015 season and has been a part-time starting goalie, sharing time with Elliott. In those two years, Allen's combined record of 48-22.  In those two seasons, Allen also had a .917 save percentage. 

Both Brian Elliott and Jake Allen had one year remaining on their contracts

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