Hockey writer for USA TODAY since 1986.

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Kevin Allen has been USA TODAY's hockey writer since 1986, and has spoken hockey fluently since he was a young man growing up in Wayne, Mich. He has covered roughly 570 NHL playoff games, 25 Stanley Cup finals. and seven Olympic tournaments. He wrote his first NHL story in the 1970, and covered h...

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Apr 26, 2017

Charlie McAvoy and Trevor Van Riemsdyk are joining USA's defense for the World Championships.

Apr 26, 2017

Are the Capitals better prepared to face the Penguins this time around? 

Apr 26, 2017

@OvertimeScottB @morrisonSNET Sorry to hear this, although I am confident that there is still work out there for a writer of your caliber.

Apr 26, 2017

Pivotal head-to-head matchups of Round 2 -- starting with McDavid vs. Kesler. 

Apr 25, 2017

RT @jhascup22: Eight under-the-radar players who could make a difference in Round 2 of NHL playoffs. 

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