Blues re-sign goalie Brian Elliott to 3-year deal
Elliott's new contract could mean the end of Ryan Miller's tenure with the team. Miller, who was acquired in a February trade from Buffalo, just completed a five-year, $31.25 million contract and will become an unrestricted free agent this offseason.
Elliott had an 18-6-2 record last season and ranked 11th in save percentage and shutouts. He finished second in the NHL with a 1.96 goals-against average.
The 29-year-old Elliott has 16 shutouts over the past three seasons, which leads the NHL. He also ranks second in winning percentage among all goalies over that time period.
In seven NHL seasons, Elliott has a 116-77-23 record, including a 2.48 goals-against average, .910 save-percentage and 25 shutouts. MUIR: Top Line: Is Carey Price right for Game 2?; Penguins’ cap woes, more links