Friday July 3rd, 2015

The St. Louis Blues and goaltender Jake Allen have agreed to a two-year contract, the team announced on Friday.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the deal will pay Allen $2.2 million in the first year and $2.5 million in the second year.

Allen, 24, was selected in the second round of the 2008 draft. Over 37 games this season, the Fredericton, New Brunswick native recorded a  2.28 goals-against average and a .913 save percentage. 

The Blues recorded a 51–24–7 record and earned the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference before being upset by the Minnesota Wild in the first round of the playoffs. 

Allen, who had been a restricted free agent, has posted a 31–11–4 record overall. He tweeted in celebration of his new deal on Friday.

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