Blues ink Allen to two-year deal

From wire servicesJuly 26, 2013 

The St. Louis Blues have re-signed goaltender Jake Allen to a two-year contract.

Friday's announcement came from Doug Armstrong, executive vice president and general manager.

Allen, 22, led all rookie goaltenders last season with nine wins (9-4-0) and a 2.46 goals against average while he ranked second with a .905 save percentage. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound goaltender posted the best win percentage (.692) for a Blues rookie in franchise history (at least 10 games) while he became the first rookie since Curtis Joseph in 1989-90 to record at least nine wins.

Allen also dressed in 35 games with the American Hockey League's (AHL) Peoria Rivermen, posting a 13-19-2 record along with a 2.89 goals against average and a .904 save percentage.

The Fredericton, New Brunswick native was drafted by the Blues in the second round, 34th overall, of the 2008 Entry Draft.

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