Andrew Allen (ice hockey)

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Andrew Allen
Born (1976-08-02) August 2, 1976 (age 41)
Vankleek Hill, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Right
Played for AHL
Hershey Bears
Utah Grizzlies
Binghamton Senators
Providence Bruins
Dayton Bombers
Macon Whoopee
Jackson Bandits
Trenton Titans
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2001–2005

Andrew Allen (born August 2, 1976) is a Canadian ice hockey goaltender coach. He is currently the goaltending coach for the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League. Allen was the goaltender coach for the Japan men's national ice hockey team from 2006 to 2011.

Playing career[edit]

Allen attended the University of Vermont where he played four seasons (1997 - 2001) of NCAA college hockey with the Vermont Catamounts. Allen went on to play five professional seasons in the American Hockey League and ECHL. During the 2004–05 ECHL season Allen posted a 30-11-3 record, with a 2.36 goals against average and a .916 save percentage, back-stopping the Trenton Titans to capture the 2005 Kelly Cup Championship.

Coaching career[edit]

From 2006 to 2011, Allen worked with the Japan men's national ice hockey team as a goaltending coach, and also served as a goaltending coach for St. Lawrence University's NCAA team from 2008 to 2011. He joined the Rockford IceHogs's coaching staff with the 2011–12 ECHL season.[1]

Allen was hired by the Sabres as a goaltending coach in July 2015, replacing the outgoing Arturs Irbe.[2]


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