Friday, January 9, 2009

Brian Elliott recalled to Ottawa

On the heels of a recent stretch of standout play, goaltender Brian Elliott has been recalled from the Senators' American Hockey League affiliate in Binghamton, N.Y. In 30 games this season with the B-Sens, Elliott has posted an 18-8-1 record with a 2.31 goals-against average and .926 save percentage. He will be the Canadian team starter for the AHL All-Star Classic, set for Jan. 26 in Worcester, Mass., and was the league's goaltender of the month in December.

"It's pretty exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time," Elliott said about returning to Ottawa. "There could be an opportunity for you (in the NHL). I basically have to keep doing what I've been doing all year and, hopefully, I'll have some success at the next level."
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