Elliott turned aside 44 of 46 shots in the Blues 3-2 win over the Blackhawks in game three. Elliott has had an excellent start to the series, going 2-1 with a 1.28 GAA, .963 SV% and one shutout. Elliott has been the star through the first three games and tonight he gets the nod in Chicago, where he will try and give the Blues a 3-1 series lead.
Elliott closed out the regular season on a low-note, allowing four goals on 26 shots in the Blues loss to the Capitals on Saturday. Despite the loss, he won six of his final eight starts with a 1.76 GAA, .933 SV% and three shutouts. With Jake Allen still nurturing an injury, so Elliott gets the call to start the Blues playoff series with Chicago. Elliott was 1-1-0 with a 3.03 GAA and .892 SV% in three starts against the Blackhawks this season.
Elliott allowed one goal on 25 shots in the Blues win in Chicago on Thursday. Since retuning to the Blues’ crease, Elliott has won six of seven starts while posting a 1.34 GAA , .924 and three shutouts. Tonight he faces the Capitals on home ice, where he is 11-3-3 with a 2.20 GAA and .927 SV% at Scottrade Center this season.