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Brian Elliott | Goalie | #1

Team: Calgary Flames
Age / DOB:  (31) / 4/9/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 209
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 9 (291) / OTT
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Brian Elliott is projected to start on Saturday.
Elliott was the first goaltender off the ice following the morning skate, which usually is a good gauge for who the starter will be. He saw his 11-game winning streak come to an end on Tuesday, so this is a chance for him to get right back in the win column. Mar 25 - 11:50 AM

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Brian Elliott stopped 36 of 40 shots in a 4-2 loss to the Washington Capitals on Tuesday.

And just like that, Elliott's 11-game winning streak comes to an end. It's also his first regulation loss in his last 14 games (Last: Feb 5 vs NYR). Don't be fooled by his four goals against, Elliott had another stellar performance in goal but the Caps were just too much for the Flames tonight. Look for Elliott and the Flames to bounce back on Thursday against the Predators. The loss drops his record to 23-14-3 on the year.
Mar 21 - 9:52 PM

Brian Elliott will go for his 12th straight win on Tuesday against Washington.

The win would surpass Mike Vernon's streak set back in Calgary last championship year, 1989. Elliott has allowed just 19 goals and posted a .942 save percentage with two shutouts during the streak.
Mar 21 - 5:16 PM

Brian Elliott has tied the franchise record for the longest winning streak by a goaltender.

Elliott is on an 11-game winning streak, which matches Mike Vernon's streak in 1989. If Elliott gets the start again on Tuesday then he'll have an opportunity to claim sole possession of that title in a contest against Washington.
Mar 21 - 7:59 AM

Brian Elliott got the NHL's third star of the week for the period ending Mar. 19.

He posted a 3-0-0 record with a 1.95 goals-against average and a .926 save percentage. Elliott has been outstanding lately, while posting 11 consecutive victories. He has a 1.70 GAA, a .942 save percentage and two shutouts during that stretch.
Mar 20 - 5:40 PM

Brian Elliott allowed just two goals on 21 shots in a 5-2 win over the Kings on Sunday night.

Elliott improves to 23-13-3 this season with a 2.46 goals against average and .911 save percentage. He has won 11 games in a row.
Mar 20 - 12:55 AM

Confirming an earlier note, Brian Elliott will indeed get the nod on Sunday against Los Angeles.

Elliott will be seeking his 11th straight win as well. Over the streak he's pitched two shutouts, allowed 17 goals and posted a .944 save percentage. Not too shabby at all.
Mar 19 - 1:15 PM

Brian Elliott should get the start in goal for Calgary Sunday.

The netminder has won 10 straight and is 14-1-1 in his last 16, and is showing Flames fans why Calgary dealt for him in the off-season. He got off to a horrible start at 3-9-1 and is now 22-13-3 this season. He is a must-start, even against Jonathan Quick if coach Glen Gulutzan goes with the red-hot and healthy Elliott.
Source: Calgary Sun
Mar 19 - 6:06 AM

Brian Elliott stopped 24 of 25 shots in a 3-1 win over the Dallas Stars.

Elliott lost his shutout bid to Brett Ritchie with just under seven minutes remaining in the game. The win gives Elliott 10 in a row as a starter, while giving up more than two goals just once during his streak. He will likely be on many fantasy championship teams at the conclusion of the fantasy playoffs. The win improves his record to 22-13-3 on the year with a 2.47 goals against average and .911 save percentage.
Mar 18 - 12:04 AM

Confirming an earlier report, Brian Elliott (illness) will indeed start on Friday.

Elliott was the first goaltender off the ice following the morning skate, so this doesn't come as much of a surprise. Still, the additional confirmation is nice given that he missed Wednesday's game due to the flu.
Mar 17 - 5:19 PM

Brian Elliott (illness) is projected to start on Friday.

Elliott was the first goaltender off the ice, which is a good indication of who the starter will be. He couldn't play on Wednesday due to his illness, but Elliott has won his last nine games.
Mar 17 - 1:12 PM

Brian Elliott (illness) was back on the ice on Thursday.

Elliott missed Wednesday's game, but there's a good chance that he will be available on Friday. He's won his last nine contests and has a .943 save percentage over that span.
Source: Calgary Sun
Mar 17 - 9:09 AM

Brian Elliott will not skate Wednesday morning because of an illness.

Chad Johnson will start Wednesday night against Boston. It's unclear if Elliott will back him up. Elliott has been superb during Calgary's 10-game win streak. He has posted a 9-0-0 record and he has allowed two goals or less seven times during that span.
Mar 15 - 12:38 PM

Brian Elliott blocked 32 shots and let three pass in regulation, but he was perfect in the shootout to give the Flames a 4-3 win over the Penguins.

Elliott has been the decision maker in nine of those 10 games, giving up only 1.6 goals per. He was coming off back-to-back shutouts against the Canadiens and Jets, so his .914 save percentage might have been a little disappointing. The win ameliorates any negative considerations.
Mar 14 - 12:19 AM

Brian Elliott will be between the pipes for Monday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Elliott comes into this game having won eight games in a row, while the Flames are up to nine straight victories. He has a 20-13-3 record with a 2.51 goals-against-average and a .910 save percentage.
Mar 13 - 6:19 PM

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G1Brian Elliott
2Chad Johnson