Allen beat the Jackets the last time he saw them, as he filled in for the red-hot Brian Elliott - who got the night off.
Allen replaces Jaroslav Halak, who injured his groin in a 4-1 victory at Minnesota on Monday night.
Allen has gone from minor league goalie to a stabilizing force for the St. Louis Blues in the span of just a few weeks. He is 7-1-0 with a 2.33 GAA.
Allen, who improved to 6-1-0 over seven starts, could start to see more time in goal if he can keep it up.
Allen is 5-1-0 on the season and could be a fantasy find.
Coach Ken Hitchcock said he will start Allen wither Tuesday against the Sharks or Wednesday against the Avs so stay tuned to see if this red-hot rookie can keep it up.
The rookie netminder improved to 2-0-0 with a 2.77 goals-against average in three career games.
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