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Montreal Canadiens acquire goalie Jake Allen from St. Louis Blues

St. Louis Blues goaltender Jake Allen, left, makes a pad save on the shot by Dallas Stars center Andrew Cogliano, right, during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. AP Photo/Ray Carlin

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired goaltender Jake Allen from the St. Louis Blues, adding a proven netminder to join forces with Carey Price.

The Habs sent a third-round pick and a seventh-round pick this year to the Blues for Allen and a seventh-round pick in 2022 on Wednesday.

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Allen was 12-6-3 with a 2.15 goals-against average and .927 save percentage this season for the Blues.

The native of Fredericton, N.B., was 2-1-1 with a 1.89 GAA and a .935 save percentage in five playoff appearances for the Blues.

Allen has one year left on his contract, with a cap hit of US$4.35 million.

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