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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Chris Bourque living a dream with selection to U.S. hockey team: “It won’t just be the biggest moment of my hockey career. It will be one of the biggest moments of my life."  https://usat.ly/2FQmPk0 
RT @jhascup22: Six people facing increased pressure in NHL's second half.  https://usat.ly/2DoJLZ1 
Report: Corey Crawford's season could be in jeopardy because of vertigo-like symptoms.  https://usat.ly/2Dms7WD 
NHL power rankings 8.0: Alex Ovechkin leads Washington Capitals' rise.  https://usat.ly/2Djx82k 
I believe we gave them an 'A' grade in our mid-season report card. Their turnaround has been impressive. Nathan MacKinnon has been an offensive beast. Maybe their issue is the Vegas Golden Knights. That team has been so amazing they are sucking up all of the attention.  https://twitter.com/ChrisJLeeper/status/951889047483432960 
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