Flames acquire goaltender Brian Elliott in trade with Blues
The Calgary Flames have acquired goaltender Brian Elliott from the Blues in exchange for the No. 35 pick in the 2016 NHL draft and a conditional third-round pick in 2018, it was announced by commissioner Gary Bettman.
Elliott, 31, went 23-8-6 in 42 games last year for the Blues, allowing average of 2.07 goals and posting a .930 save percentage. He missed just one game during St. Louis’s long playoff run, going 9–9 with a 2.44 goals-against average.
Calgary was also reportedly in discussions with Tampa Bay about goalie Ben Bishop, and with the Red Wings about Jimmy Howard.