Allen gave up four goals on 19 shots in the Blues 4-1 loss to the Wild in Game 5. The loss has the Blues with their backs up against the wall this afternoon in Minnesota. Allen has posted a 2.02 GAA and .911 SV% in the first five games of the series.
Allen only had to make 17 saves in the Blues dominating 6-1 win over the Wild in Game 4. Allen has posted a 1.51 GAA and .935 SV% in four games, but the series is tied at 2-2. He will look to give them a lead in the series at home on Friday—Allen stopped 49 of 52 shots (.942 SV%) in the first two playoff home games.
Allen allowed two goals on 23 shots in the Blues 3-0 loss in Game 3. Allen has posted a 1.69 GAA and .933 SV% in the first three games, but the Blues still trail 2-1 in the series. Allen is 1-1-0 with a 2.25 GAA and .918 SV% in two starts and one relief appearance in Minnesota this season—the Wild have gone 23-13-6 at home.
Allen stopped 24 of 25 shots in the Blues 4-1 win over the Wild in Game 2. The win tied the series at 1-1 heading to Minnesota. Allen has opened the series by stopping 49 of 52 shots (.942 SV%) and will look to give the Blues the lead tonight in Game 3. Allen has gone 10-3-3 with a 2.42 GAA and .917 SV% on the road this season.
Allen gave up an early goal in his NHL playoff debut, but rebounded to stop 25 of 27 shots in the Blues 4-2 loss in game 1. It was a good enough outing for Ken Hitchcock to go back to Allen in game 2 this afternoon. Allen will try to backstop the Blues to a win so they can head to Minnesota with the series tied up at 1-1.
Allen won four of five of five down the stretch, earning him the start in game 1. He was 22-7-4 with a 2.28 GAA and .913 SV% in his first full NHL season. He will need to be great as he goes head-to-head with Devan Dubnyk, who has been as hot as any net minder entering the playoffs.