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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Feb 24, 2017

NHL trade deadline: Your guide to all the deals before March 1. 

Feb 24, 2017

Is the NHL warming to the idea that Florida star Zach Solow has pro potential? 

Feb 22, 2017

Meet Zach Solow, Florida's NHL prospect who hates the cold. 

Feb 22, 2017

With star power lacking, no quick fixes in 2017 NHL draft. 

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