Elliott sent to Peoria for conditioning

The St. Louis Blues announced today that the club has assigned goaltender Brian Elliott to its American Hockey League affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen, for conditioning.

Elliott will start for the Rivermen on Friday against Oklahoma City and Saturday against Lake Erie before returning to the Blues following Saturday’s game.

Elliott, 27, has appeared in 11 games for the Blues this season posting a 3-6-1 record including a 3.65 goals-against average and an .851 save percentage. Overall, the 6-foot-2, 209-pound goaltender has appeared in six National Hockey League seasons, including the last two with the Blues, posting an 87-69-21 record including a 2.65 GAA and a .907 save percentage in 191 career games.

Last season with St. Louis, Elliott went 23-10-4 and set modern-day NHL records for both GAA (1.59) and save percentage (.940).

Elliott has appeared in 82 career AHL games with the Binghamton Senators, going 39-31-2 with four shutouts.