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Individual Playoff Surprises And Disappointments – Western Conference

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St. Louis Blues – Brian Elliott

May 10, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) and St. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott (1) players shake hands after game six of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Staples Center. Kings won 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Going head to head and save for save with a Conn Smythe Trophy winner in the first round, Brian Elliott showed that when he is on his game, he can be an elite goalie.  He finished the first round with a 2-4 record, but his 1.90 GAA proves that Elliott was not the problem.  He can’t score goals too.  He just needs to avoid the downs that affected him this year and resulted in his being sent to the minors for conditioning at one point.