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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Jan 18, 2017

Bruins' David Pastrnak still making his presence felt amid goal drought. 

Jan 18, 2017

By firing coach Jack Capuano, Islanders move closer to cleaning house. 

Jan 17, 2017

RT @freepsports: The Red Wings have won two in a row for first time since early December. @HeleneStJames and @byKevinAllen discuss:

Jan 17, 2017

Longtime #Devils forward Patrik Elias, 40, grapples with hockey future. From @MikeCoppinger. 

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