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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Nov 21, 2017

@NHLbyMatty explains what gives with the Edmonton Oilers and Tom Laidlaw talks about Phil Housley's decision to demote Eichel on Laidlaw and Allen.

Nov 20, 2017

.@jhascup22 and I pick our early NHL award frontrunners at the quarter mark. 

Nov 20, 2017

Big fan of @MarkLazerus writing, reporting and twitter presence. Not surprised I'm enjoying his book. Splendidly crafted.

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